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Mission and Vision Statement

Mission:  To provide an innovative and rigorous program of training in an inclusive and supportive environment that prepares genetic counselors to effectively, ethically, and compassionately serve the needs of their patients and communities.

Vision:  The Genetic Counseling Training Program at Emory University will transform students through a variety of scholarly and experiential activities into self-reflective genetic counselors who are leaders in the field and champions for the responsible and equitable incorporation of advances in genomic medicine.

Program is located in Atlanta, GA

Program website:  https://med.emory.edu/departments/human-genetics/education/genetic-counseling-training/index.html

Academic year is from  August to May.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at https://med.emory.edu/departments/human-genetics/education/genetic-counseling-training/admissions/eligibility.html

  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students.
  • In-state students:   $66,300.00
  • Out-of-state students:  $66,300.00
  • International students:  $66,300.00
  • Scholarships available
  • All students receive a minimum of $4000 per year as part of their Focus research
  • More information about tuition and scholarships can be found here.

General geographic location of internships: Atlanta, GA

Currently have Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives as part of the program

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives: DEIJ incorporated into course material; Departmental and institutional DEI Committees/educational activities; and Affinity groups.