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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program

Location: New York City, NY
Program Length:  21 months

 Mission:  To train the next generation of leaders in scientific and clinical discovery, innovation, education, health policy, clinical care and advocacy in a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment. 

Our program is integrated within the Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences, one of the largest departments of its kind in the world. Our faculty is renowned in the diagnosis, treatment and counseling of genetic disorders and is at the forefront of basic science research. Our large multidisciplinary center provides clinical and laboratory services to a wide range of culturally diverse patients and their families, along with our proven commitment to the communities we serve.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • International students –
  • GPA requirement = N/A
  • In-state priority –
  •  Interviews – Virtual
  • In-state: $62,000
  • Out-of-state: $62,000
  •  International: $62,000
  • Tuition reduction options –
  • On-campus work opportunities –
  • Match and/or Application Waivers –
  • New York City, NY
  • Flexible summer rotation opportunities –

We have incorporated implicit bias trainings, anti-oppressive curricula including a focus on inequity in genetic counseling, and adjusted our admissions process.

For more information, please contact andi.savage@mssm.edu.

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