Genetic Counseling Admissions Match

for the 2019 Admissions Cycle

Results Are Now Available

Information for Match Participants

About the Match

Participating Programs


A list of programs with positions available in the Post-Match Process is available to registered applicants in the NMS Match System.

Match Participants:

Consult the Participating Programs page for a list of programs that participated in the 2019 GC Admissions Match.

Key Dates

The Match operates on a fixed Schedule of Dates which all participants must follow. The following are key upcoming dates:

April 2, 2019: The online NMS Match System will open for Match participants to submit Rank Order Lists.

April 16, 2019:
Rank Order List Deadline Final date for submission of applicant and program Rank Order Lists.

April 26, 2019:
Results Release The results of the Match are released to applicants and programs.

April 26 - May 31, 2019:
Post-Match Process: Following release of the Match results, unmatched applicants and programs are permitted to seek and fill positions that remain available independently of the Match.

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Matching Algorithm

The matching algorithm uses the preferences stated on the Rank Order Lists submitted by applicants and programs to fill available positions.

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Additional Information

Match Overview

The GC Admissions Match provides an orderly process to help applicants obtain positions in masters-level genetic counseling programs of their choice, and to help programs obtain applicants of their choice.

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Rules of Participation

Each applicant and program must accept a Match Agreement when they register to participate in the Match, and must agree to abide by the Rules of Participation.

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Aggregate statistics of the results of the 2019 GC Admissions Match, as well as results for previous years, are available.

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