Update on Program Interviews
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCM genetic counseling program made the transition to remote interviews and successfully filled its nine slots for the class of 2022 through the NMS match. Please contact program leadership with any questions you may have regarding the 2020 application cycle.
The Genetic Counseling Program offered at Baylor College of Medicine provides an integrated medical genetics graduate education. Students benefit from the School of Health Professions and Baylor College of Medicine environment, which places emphasis on the values of respect, integrity, innovation, teamwork, and excellence.
There are many schools that can train you to be a genetic counselor. Why should you select Baylor?
"The program has been even more rewarding than I expected. With so many clinical sites in the TMC, we have the opportunity to take what we learn in the classroom right into the clinic, where we serve a diverse patient population."
Mission and Vision
The Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counseling Program provides students a transformative education in genomic medicine and the practice of genetic counseling. The outstanding clinical, laboratory, and research faculty will empower graduates to be empathic professionals with effective critical thinking skills.
As leaders of genomic medicine integration, our graduates will serve as indispensable navigators of genetic service delivery.
The Genetic Counseling program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC), Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling, Inc, 7918 Jones Branch Drive, Ste 300, McLean, VA 22102. Telephone: (703) 506 - 7667. Visit the College's accreditation page for information about other accrediting agencies that review Baylor College of Medicine's educational programs.