Genetic Counselling


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

Master of Science

Program requirements include, for a total of 31 credit hours over 2 years:

  • A minimum of 23 credit hours of coursework at the 7000 level
  • Participation in the clinical academic half day (held weekly)
  • Research Thesis

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

  • Two years tuition, then continuing fees in subsequent years

Application Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent) where coursework includes genetics and psychology
  • Minimum 3.7 GPA (on a 4.5 scale) or equivalent in the most recent 60 credit hours of university study
  • Written Statement of Purpose (no more than 2 pages outlining relevant experience and reason for pursuing Genetic Counselling)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3


Application Deadlines

Canadian / US / International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2017 September February 1, 2017 Apply



*Students should complete and submit their online application with supporting documentation (if applicable) by the date indicated.

Course Listings

Department Website

Room 336 - 745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9
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