Genetic Professional Organizations

Information for Applicants

Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling’s List of Accredited Programs 

National Society of Genetic Counselors Master Genetic Counselor Video Series Three vignettes of genetic counseling sessions conducted by genetic counselors with simulated patients.

Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors Admissions Information

Maps and Genes A very informative blog specifically directed to prospective and current genetic counseling students. 

Information about the Genetic Counseling Career

Patient Stories

National Society of Genetic Counselors Educational Webinars for Consumers

Genetic Counseling Information, Training and Practice Resources

Genetics Home Reference Information on genetic conditions written in patient-friendly language.

GeneReviews Information on genetic conditions written for the clinician.

NHGRI-Human Genome Project Information about the Human Genome Project.

MI Genetics Resource Center Information about genetics and genetic services in Michigan

Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling Practice-Based Competencies Knowledge, skills and attitudes students must have upon completion of a genetic counseling program

National Society of Genetic Counselors’ Code of Ethics Document that clarifies and guides the conduct of genetic counselors so that the goals of the profession might be best served.



Contact Information classroom

Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Wayne State University School of Medicine
3127 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Administrative Office:
(313) 577-6298
Fax: (313) 577-9137