The application for Fall 2020 will open September 1, 2019.   The application deadline is December 15, 2019.

  • Prior to beginning your application, please carefully review the instructions and requirements below.
  • When you are ready to apply go to the GMS Admissions page, review the instructions, and click “Apply Now”.
  • Please complete the required registration for national Matching Services
  • Invitations for admission interviews will be extended by mid February. Interviews will be held mid to late March, and early April.
  • All interviewed candidates will be notified of their status on the genetic counseling program through National Matching Services on date TBD April 2020. 
  • Eleven students will be accepted for the incoming Class of 2022.

A candidate must submit the following to satisfy the application requirements for admission into the BU MS in Genetic Counseling program:

  1. baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with fulfilled prerequisites
  2. Transcripts from every post-secondary institution attended
  3. Satisfactory scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (and TOEFL if applicable)
  4. Three letters of recommendation
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Resume/CV
  7. Personal experiences relevant to genetic counseling

Apply now!