The University of Siena Master Course in

Genetic Counsellors and Nurses


Didactic Activities

The training program lasts 2 year and it engages the student part-time.

Main areas:

Clinical and Medical Genetics, Management of genetic syndromes, Psychosocial issue of Gentic, Interpersonal skills, Management of Genetic couselling.


Formal lessons will be held in Siena, but you can partecipe via web using a "virtual room" with closed access.


The other 725 hours of the course will be spent in genetic counselling, but you will have to spend only 1 week in Siena. It is possible to carry out the internship in one o more different centers prior approval of the Master Board.