college of health sciences

genetic counseling

the arcadia university master of science in genetic counseling program is transitioning to the university of pennsylvania beginning in the fall 2019.  our current master of science in genetic counseling students will graduate from arcadia university.  please see the press release and fast facts/faq for more details.

this 21-month, full-time master of science program offers a degree in a recognized specialty in medical genetics.

about the program

our proximity to philadelphia's first-rate medical institutions provides a wealth of clinical training opportunities.

Practical & Clinical internships

program alumni are working in a wide range of medical settings, across the united states and internationally.

alumni employers

just 25 minutes north of center city philadelphia, glenside offers small-town charm and big-city accessibility.

Glenside & Philadelphia

with the support of a faculty advisor and an external expert in the field, our students research and publish professionally. 


meet our experienced professionals currently researching or practicing genetic counseling in the philadelphia area.

our faculty

meet our students

the leadership education in neurodevelopmental and related disabilities (lend) fellowship supported my research into a multi-disciplinary approach to care for individuals with cornelia delange syndrome and related diagnoses.

- kathleen january, '15m

Kathleen January on stairs.

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genetic counseling
776 limekiln pike
glenside, pa 19038

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celebration 20+ years of the genetic counseling master's program at arcadia university