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Rutgers University Genetic Counseling Master's Program

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Mission and Vision Statement

Mission:  To provide excellent, innovative, and interdisciplinary training that prepares our students for the evolving field of genetic counseling.

Vision: Graduates of Rutgers GCMP will be empathic and competent counselors, self-directed learners, and respected leaders who strive to advance the profession and are prepared to fulfill a variety of roles in a healthcare system that increasingly utilizes genetic and genomic medicine.

Program is located in Pistcataway, NJ

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Academic year is from  August to May.

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  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students.
  • In-state students:  $38,000.00
  • Out-of-state students: $69,000.00
  • Student work opportunities
  • Scholarships available

General geographic location of internships: Throughout New Jersey

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives:  Student/Faculty committees, Collaboration with University groups, Ongoing campus learning activities, Recruitment events

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