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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.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • 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).

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