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Our training program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling and with the first class of genetic counselors starting in 1976, it is one of the most experienced programs in the United States. Read our full welcome message and mission statement

Interested in becoming a genetic counselor?
UW-Madison will host three informational sessions for prospective applicants to learn more about the profession as well as the Master of Genetic Counselor program at UW-Madison. Consider joining us from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on one of the following dates: Jan. 22, 2020 and April 15, 2020. RSVP is required.

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The Master of Genetic Counselor Studies at UW-Madison is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling, Inc., 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Ste. 300, McLean, VA 22102. Telephone: 703-506-7667