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Mission Statement

The mission of the Program in Genetic Counseling at Washington University is to educate future generations of genetic counselors to serve the growing need for diverse, culturally competent, innovative genetic counselors serving patients, working in industry, and conducting research.

Program is located in Saint Louis, MO

Program website:  https://geneticcounseling.wustl.edu/program-information/

Academic year is from  August to May.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at https://geneticcounseling.wustl.edu/application-information/

  • No GRE required,
  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students.
  • In-state students:  $90,000.00
  • Out-of-state students:  $90,000.00
  • International students:  $90,000.00
  • Partial tuition remission in the sum of $9,000 over the course of two years provided to all students.

General geographic location of internships:  St. Louis metro area

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives:  We employ hollistic, anonymized application review. All Admissions Committee members complete implicit bias training prior to reviewing any applications. Our curriculum incorporates DEIJ issues and principles throughout, rather than completing a single training or event.