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University of Washington
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Mission and Vision Statement

Mission:  To be an equitable and inclusive genetic counseling graduate program that provides innovative training of lifelong learners for a career in care, leadership and science to meet the evolving needs of precision health.

Vision: To promote and inform the health of all individuals, families and communities through engagement and personalized genetics care.


  1.   Care — Training respectful and compassionate health care providers within a supportive environment.
  2.   Innovation — Fostering creative development and delivery of genetics education and health service.
  3.   Collaboration — Building a diverse and inclusive community of students, educators, scientists, health care providers, patients and families.

Program is located in Seattle, WA

Program website:

Academic year is from  September to June.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at

  • No GRE required,
  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students.
  • In-state students:  $76,560.00
  • Out-of-state students: $76,560.00
  • International students: $76,560.00

General geographic location of internships:  Seattle, WA

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives: A list of our initiatives is on our website: