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Washington University in Saint Louis
Program in Genetic Counseling

Location:  St. Louis, MO
Program Length:  21 months

Mission:   To educate future generations of genetic counselors to serve the growing need for diverse, culturally humble, innovative genetic counselors serving patients, working in industry, and conducting research.

Program Objectives: 

  • To provide a rigorous curriculum,
  • Broad and robust clinical experiences, and
  • Expert research guidance to graduate students who are well-prepared to fill the ever-expanding professional roles in which genetic counselors may be employed.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • International students – ✅*
  • GPA requirement = min 3.0**
  • In-state priority –
  •  Interviews – Virtual
    * Restrictions may apply. Please contact the program for more details.
    ** below 3.0 GPAs may be considered.
  • In-state: $84,458.50
  • Out-of-state: $84,458.50
  •  International:$84,458.50
  • Tuition reduction options –
  • On-campus work opportunities –
  • Match and/or Application Waivers –
  • St.Louis, MO
  • Flexible summer rotation opportunities –

We employ holistic, 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.

For more information, please contact geneticcounseling@wustl.edu.

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