Admission Timetable

Admission Timetable for the Genetic Counseling Program

Our program is participating in the Genetic Counseling Admission Match through National Matching Service (NMS). All applicants taking part in the current admissions cycle must first register for the Match with NMS before applying to any genetic counseling graduate program. To register, go to the NMS website.

Application Open: October 15, 2020
Application Close: January 2021
Interviews: March 2021 (tentatively)


September 9, 2020
National Match Service (NMS) applicant registration opens.
List of Participating Programs is available.

October 15, 2020
UNMC CAHP online application for admission opens. See How to Apply for application instructions.

December 15, 2020
All genetic counseling applicants must register for the Match by this date.

January 18, 2020
Application & supporting materials MUST be submitted to CAHP Academic & Student Affairs through the UNMC Online Application by the deadline including Official Transcripts, GRE score reports and Letters of Recommendation.

Interview Notification.
Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by CAHP Academic & Student Affairs.

March 31, 2021
Genetic Counseling Program Match opens
NMS Match System opens for applicants and programs to enter rankings.

April 14, 2021
NMS Rank deadline
Applicants and programs must submit their Rank Order Lists by this date.

April 23, 2021
Match Day
The results of the NMS Match are released to applicants and programs.
CAHP will send letter of confirmation to our matched applicants within 10 working days.
Matched applicants must return the letter no later than May 18, 2021.

August 2021
Class of 2023 begins