School of Health Professions

Genetic Counseling Students


Welcome, incoming Genetic Counseling students! This page contains very important information as well as forms that need to be completed and returned prior to matriculation in the Genetic Counseling Program. We hope this information will assist you in making the transition to being a Master of Science student at Baylor College of Medicine. Please review the details and recommendations provided. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the GCP Program Office.

Please carefully read the Essential Student Information document. This document contains information about orientation, financial aid, health insurance and required immunizations, as well as other important details regarding matriculation and the start of classes. Updates to this website will continue throughout the spring, please check back periodically for new information.


Required Reading Before Orientation


Please visit and read the School of Health Professions Handbook in advance of the SHP Orientation July 27, 2023. At the orientation, you will be asked to attest to having read this handbook as well as the Genetic Counseling Program Manual (by signing attestations).