Stanford University

Vision and Mission Statement

Vision:  To build a genetic counseling community that embraces, empowers, includes, respects, educates, and supports patients, colleagues, students, and partners from all walks of life.

Mission:  Committed to prioritizing innovative, personalized, and applied genetic counseling education and practice, through a combination of dynamic coursework, fieldwork, research, introspection, and supportive mentoring.

Program is located in Stanford, CA

Program website:

Academic year is from  September to June.

Our program follows a hybrid format with both in-person and online attendance available.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at

  • No GRE required,
  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students.
  • In-state students: For the class of 2023, total tuition cost is approximately
  • Scholarships available,
  • Work study available

General geographic location of internships:  San Francisco Bay Area

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives:  Stanford Genetic Counseling Diversity Equity Inclusion Action and Outreach Committee: