John Hopkin's University
JHU/NIH Genetic Counseling Training Program
Location: Baltimore, MD
Program Length: 28 months
Mission: The JHU/NIH Genetic Counseling Training Program shapes genetic counseling services through student and faculty research and develops outstanding genetic counselors who are innovators and leaders in:
- psychotherapeutic genetic counseling,
- genetic counseling research and scholarship,
- applications of genomics and precision health, and
- transdisciplinary learning and practice, incorporating perspectives from public health, policy, ethics, and advocacy.
Vision: Genetic counseling clinician scholars transform evidence-based genomic healthcare.
- GRE – ❌
- International students – ❌
- GPA requirement = N/A
- In-state priority – ❌
- Interviews – Virtual
Annual tuition to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is $60,960 annually. With tuition reduction and scholarships, genetic counseling students pay the following:
- First year: $25,572
- Second year: $44,468
- Final half year: $19,876
All Students also receive a stipend.
- Tuition reduction options – ✅
- On-campus work opportunities – ✅
- Match and/or Application Waivers – ❌
- Baltimore, MD & Washington, DC
- Flexible summer rotation opportunities – ✅
- DEIJ initiatives are an integral part of our new strategic plan -We have moved to a holistic review process. This process no longer requires submission of standardized test scores such as the GRE.
- Held a workshop on microaggressions and inclusivity for our rotation supervisors.
- Incorporating DEIJ into rotation orientation for students and as a resource for supervisors.
- Have re-examined our counseling classes curricula with a DEIJ lens (and plan to expand to all courses).