What is Genetic Counseling?

Genetic counselors are medical professionals who work as part of the healthcare team to help patients and families interpret, understand, and make decision about their genetic health. Learn more

Genetic Counseling

About the Program

Our students benefit from UA’s rich biomedical research and clinical training programs in both Tucson and Phoenix. With campuses and medical schools in both cities, students have the opportunity to train with clinicians, researchers, and experts in the field of genetics and genomic medicine.

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Welcome to the Class of 2025!

The UAGCGP is excited to welcome our fifth cohort in the program. Please join us in welcoming the class of 2025! Click below to learn more about our new students.

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The UAZGCGP application period for the class commencing in the Fall of 2024 (class of 2026) will be open from Tuesday, September 5 to Friday, December 15, 2023. The application deadline is close of business on December 15, 20223.

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U of A Tucson, AZ

Financial Assistance

Resources are available at the University of Arizona for assistance with applying for financial aid. Please visit financialaid.arizona.edu or grad.arizona.edu/funding for more information on financial aid resources at UA.

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Student Resources


Information for on campus resources, professional resources and advocacy groups in Tucson and Phoenix can be found on our resources page. Resources for current UAZGCGP students and clinical supervisors are also available.

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