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About Us

The Master's in Genetic Counseling Training Program is a full-time two-year program that awards the professional degree of Master's in Genetic Counseling.


The success of the MGC Program is due to the commitment of our academic and research faculty as well as the dedication of our clinical supervisors. We utilize academic, private, and public hospitals as well as private practice offices, and laboratories to maximize the learning opportunities for our students.

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Academic & Clinical Facilities

We are committed to quality and diverse education for our students and recognize the numerous unique opportunities to train in the Baltimore region. The MGC Program utilizes the latest in educational models and is dedicated to being a leader in translational and transitional genomic and genetic medicine and counseling.

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Our Students section of this website includes a short video of University of Maryland Genetic Counseling students sharing what it means to become a Genetic Counselor..

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Life in Baltimore

The MGC Program at the UMB campus is located minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, and its professional baseball and football venues, Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore Orioles) and M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore Ravens).

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