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How many years does it take to become a genetics counselor?

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2010-04-08 21:20:04
2010-04-08 21:20:04

The short answer = at least 6 yrs from highschool.

Work on a bachelor's degree, then aim for a grad. school that offers a masters in genetic counceling.

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