Genetic Counseling

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Genetic Counceling

They go and test your DNA and predict if your baby is going to have diseases

Expected Salary

Genetic counselors typically earned an average annual salary of $62,800, according to the U.S

Education or Training

  • Applicants must have a bachelor's degree
  • The average GPA of admitted students is 3.5
  • An applicant must complete courses in biochemistry, statistics and advanced or upper level genetics
  • Three letters of recommendation are required that demonstrate one’s academic, professional and advocacy strengths.


Genetic counselors work as members of a healthcare team, providing risk assessment, education and support to individuals and families at risk for, or diagnosed with, a variety of inherited conditions.

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What you need to prepare for this job

You must obtain a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling