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Vanderbilt University
Master of genetic counseling

Location: Nashville, TN
Program Length:  20-24 months

Mission: To graduate genetic counseling leaders in the field of genetics and genomic medicine.

The program goals are to:

  • Matriculate diverse graduate students in genetic counseling who are empowered to succeed in the expanding field of genetics, genomics, and personalized medicine.
  • Facilitate faculty and student collaboration with Vanderbilt researchers to enable significant contributions in the areas of genetics and genomics, genetic counseling, and personalized medicine.
  • Improve access to genetic services by increasing the number of providers and expanding awareness about the field.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • International students –
  • GPA requirement = N/A
  • In-state priority –
  •  Interviews – Interview will be held from February 26 – March 8 
  • In-state: $85,620
  • Out-of-state: $85,620
  •  International: $85,620
  • Tuition reduction options –
  • On-campus work opportunities –
  • Match and/or Application Waivers –
  • Nashville, TN
  • Flexible summer rotation opportunities –

Recruit and retain faculty and students of diverse perspectives. Integrated curriculum to address issues of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice around identity while striving for anti-racist practice and behaviors. Utilize University resources to support all students with heightened awareness and action to engage members of under-represented groups.


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