State Genetic Counselor Licensure Boards

Alabama

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Alabama. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Alabama Board of Genetic Counseling prior to applying for admission.  

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Arkansas. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Arkansas State Medical Board prior to applying for admission.  

California

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in California. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through California Department of Public Health prior to applying for admission. 

Colorado

Connecticut

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Connecticut. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Connecticut State Department of Public Health prior to applying for admission.  

Delaware

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Delaware. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Delaware Division of Professional Regulation prior to applying for admission.  

District of Columbia

Florida

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Florida. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Florida Department of Health prior to applying for admission.  

Georgia

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Georgia. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Georgia Composite Medical Board prior to applying for admission.  

Hawaii

Idaho

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Idaho. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Idaho Genetic Counselors Licensing Board prior to applying for admission.  

Illinois

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Illinois. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation prior to applying for admission.  

Indiana

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Indiana. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Indiana Professional Licensing Agency prior to applying for admission.  

Iowa

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Iowa. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Iowa Board of Medicine prior to applying for admission.  

Kansas

Kentucky

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Kentucky. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure prior to applying for admission.  

Louisiana

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Louisiana. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners prior to applying for admission. 

Maine

Maryland

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Maryland. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Maryland and DC Society of Genetic Counselors prior to applying for admission.  

Massachusetts

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Massachusetts. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Massachusetts Bureau of Health Professions Licensure prior to applying for admission. 

Michigan

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Michigan. In addition to meeting educational requirements, applicants must also take the Human Trafficking and Implicit Bias Training. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Michigan Board of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs prior to applying for admission.  

Minnesota

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Minnesota. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Minnesota Health Related Licensing Boards prior to applying for admission.  

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Montana. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Montana Department of Labor and Industry prior to applying for admission.  

Nebraska

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Nebraska. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services prior to applying for admission.  

Nevada

New Hampshire

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in New Hampshire. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through New Hampshire Genetic Counselors Governing Board prior to applying for admission.  

New Jersey

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in New Jersey. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through New Jersey Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee prior to applying for admission. 

New Mexico

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in New Mexico. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through New Mexico Medical Board prior to applying for admission.  

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in North Dakota. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through North Dakota Board of Medicine prior to applying for admission.  

Ohio

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Ohio. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Ohio State Medical Board prior to applying for admission.  

Oklahoma

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Oklahoma. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Oklahoma State Department of Health prior to applying for admission.  

Oregon

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Oregon. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Oregon Health Authority prior to applying for admission.  

Pacific Territories

Ohio State has not determined whether licensure is required to be employed as a Genetic Counselor in the Pacific Territories or whether completion of Ohio State’s ACGC-accredited Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to apply for a license. 

Pennsylvania

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Pennsylvania. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Pennsylvania Department of State Genetic Counselor Board prior to applying for admission.  

Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Rhode Island. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through the State of Rhode Island Department of Health prior to applying for admission.  

South Carolina

South Dakota

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in South Dakota. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through South Dakota Board of Medical Osteopathic Examiners prior to applying for admission.  

Tennessee

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Tennessee. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners prior to applying for admission.  

Texas

Utah

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Utah. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Utah Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing prior to applying for admission.  

U.S. Virgin Islands

Vermont

Virginia

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Virginia. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Virginia Association of Genetic Counselors prior to applying for admission.  

Washington

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Washington. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through Washington State Department of Health prior to applying for admission.  

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Completion of Ohio State’s Master of Science Genetic Counseling program meets educational requirements to qualify for a Genetic Counselor license in Wisconsin. Additional testing, background clearance, and any other requirements may also need to be met. Applicants are encouraged to verify requirements through State of Wisconsin Department of safety and Professional Serivces prior to applying for admission.  

Wyoming