University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Genetic Counselling (MSc)

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Genetics, Other
Length:2 Year(s)


The Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics offers a two-year Genetic Counselling (MSc) program in collaboration with the Shared Health Program of Genetics and Metabolism. This program has full accreditation status through the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counselling (ACGC).


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A four-year year bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) that includes undergraduate courses in genetics (at least 3 credits) and psychology (at least 3 credits)
  • Minimum 3.7 GPA or equivalent in the last 60 credit hours of university study.
  • Practical counselling training and experience. This includes applying counselling skills and techniques to support individuals with personal, social or psychological problem and/or difficulties.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 11, 2022