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Application Checklist

Alumni Testimonial

"All the clinical rotations were great. I think that the timeframe (12 weeks) is a good amount of time to get used to the system and really be able to get comfortable with the material."

- James Welch MGC 2014


The application deadline for the MGC Program is January 6, 2023.

  • Obtain a National Matching Service (NMS) number at
  • Complete University of Maryland Genetic Counseling Program application
  • Submit payment ($80) for processing

Email (Preferred) or mail to MGC Program:

(Mailing address and email are below)

  • Copy of resume/CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation emailed or mailed directly from the recommender
  • Copy of your essay - (this is the same essay that you will answer in the online application)
  • (Optional) Copy of GRE scores
  • Applicants must submit transcripts from each college/university attended, including work in progress at the time of application.  Unofficial copies may be provided for the application review process.  Admitted students must provide an official transcript(s) upon admission to the university.  

All application materials should be emailed (preferred) or sent to:

MGC Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine
685 W. Baltimore St.
MSTF 3-014
Baltimore, MD 21201

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