The application for Fall 2021 admission will open September 1, 2020.   The application deadline is December 15, 2020.

  • 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, Inc.
  • Invitations for admission interviews will be extended by mid February. Interviews will be held mid to late March, and early April.
  • Match day rankings due to National Matching Services, Inc  (date TBD).
  • All interviewed candidates will be notified of their status on the genetic counseling program through National Matching Services on the set Match Day for 2021. 
  • Eleven students will be accepted for the incoming Class of 2023

COVID 19 Updates:  We understand the disruption COVID19 has brought to society at large.  Our program will accept pass/fail grades for pre-requisites.

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!