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The Ohio State University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Mission Statement

The mission of The Ohio State University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is to train our graduates to be knowledgeable, compassionate and scholarly genetic counselors.

Program is located in Columbus, OH

Program website: https://medicine.osu.edu/education/masters/ms-genetic-counseling

Academic year is from  August to May.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at https://medicine.osu.edu/education/masters/ms-genetic-counseling/admissions

  • No GRE required,
  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students,
  • Possibility of launching a part-time program is currently being explored. 
  • In-state students:  $50,000.00
  • Out-of-state students: $75,000.00
  • International students: $75,000.00
  • Student work opportunities
  • Scholarships available

General geographic location of internships:

  • Columbus, OH (15-20 minutes from program offices)
  • Dayton , OH (45 minutes from program offices

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives:  We have provided implicit bias and DEIJ training to our admissions committee since 2018. We are now implementing this training with course directors and supervisors. We have embedded DEIJ training and discussion related to GC profession throughout our curriculum. Finally, we are in the process of implementing outreach and developing a genetic clinic in underserved areas.

Our program values transparency and open communication between students, faculty, and staff. Mentorship is highly valued and we strive to offer our students mentorship through many different programs.