We hear from many of you asking how you can become a better applicant.  After hearing this question many times over, we’re creating a separate page to help you out!




  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Genetic Counseling Open House
    • When: August 22, 2018 9:30AM – 2:30PM (Lunch provided)
    • Where: Waisman Center, Ziemann Suite A (8th floor), 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705
    • Register with Lisa Fisher (lfisher@pediatrics.wisc.edu) by 08/10/2018
  • University of South Florida Genetic Counseling and MSPH Open House
    • When: September 17th, 2018 6:00-8:00PM
    • Where: Interdisciplinary Research Building (IDRB), Suite 302, 3720 Spectrum Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33612
    • Online viewing available
    • Register with Paige Phillips at pgphillips@health.usf.edu
    • More information available here
  • University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Open House
    • When: October 5th, 2018 3:00-5:00PM
    • Where: University of Michigan, 5915 Buhl Building, 1241 Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
    • RSVP here
    •  More information here
  • University of Pittsburgh Public Health Open House
    • When: November 9, 2018
    • Where: TBD
    • For more information, contact Renee Hill at (412) 383-9038
  • University of Cincinnati Genetic Counseling Open House
    • When: November 20, 2018 5:00 – 6:00PM (EST)
    • Where: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Sabin Auditorium, Cincinnati, OH 45229
    • More information and register for free here


  • Indiana Network of Genetic Counselors (INGC) 3rd Annual GC 1010 and Indiana University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (IUGCGP) Information Session
    • When: August 11, 2018
    • Where: Indiana University School of Medicine
    • More information here
  • Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counseling Information Session
    • When: August 15, 2018 5:30 – 7:00PM
    • Where: Baylor College of Medicine, 1 Baylor Plaza, Room M423, Houston, TX 77030
    • Register here.
  • University of Cincinnati Genetic Counseling Information Sessions 
    • When: September 12th, 2018 3:00 – 4:30PM (EST)
    • Where: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue D2.40, Cincinnati, OH, 45229
    • More information and register for free here
  • Rutgers Genetic Counseling Program Informational Session (November 3, 2018. More details TBD)
  • Georgia Association of Genetic Counselors Genetic Counseling Camp
    • When: December 15, 2019 9AM – 3PM, December 16, 2018 8AM – 12PM
    • Where: Emory University, 1462 Clifton Rd, Suite 310, Atlanta, GA, 30322
    • Cost: $15 (Breakfast provided on the 15th and 16th, Lunch provided on the 15th)
    • RSVP at gagccamp@gmail.com




  • The University of South Carolina (alma mater shout out) also offers an online course with both Spring and Fall enrollment.  The course is called Genetic Counseling: Career for the Future.   The course is offered online over a twelve week period with 2-3 hours of self-paced activity.  Read more details here.
  • The University of Cincinnati offers a variety of online and CEU courses in topics related to genetics and genetic counseling. Courses currently offered are cardiovascular genetics, clinical embryology, laboratory genetic counseling, neurogenetics, teratology, and the genetic counseling case series. More information here.


  • The University of Cincinnati offers applicants a chance to get in touch with their genetic counseling program alumni through Meet a Graduate. Email gcprog@cchmc.org or call (513) 636-8448.
  • Johns Hopkins University offers applicants the opportunity to get in touch with their genetic counseling alumni through Meet a GraduateContact Lori H. Erby, PhD at lori.erby@nih.gov.
  • Use the National Society of Genetic Counselors Find a Genetic Counselor search tool to find a genetic counselor near you.


%d bloggers like this: