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Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Stanford University

24 months
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41462 USD/year
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About

The Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling program will utilize state of the art genomics resources that are well developed at Stanford University, and train you to work with patients and clients in a wide range of settings and from multicultural backgrounds. 

Overview

Key facts

Stanford University curriculum is set up on the quarter system, and students will take 6 academic quarters of work, and conduct clinical rotations full time through the summer between their first and second years. The course distribution (see sample 2014-2015 Curriculum) will allow students to take 1-3 elective courses in an area of their choice, such as Spanish language training, cancer biology, pediatrics and reproductive health issues, or biomedical ethics. 

The Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling program provides a balance of cutting edge genomics technology with strong psychosocial counseling skills and research training. All aspects of the training are tailored so that content is clinical applicable from the start. It emphasizes critical thinking skills that will be needed as genetics and genomics is increasingly translated into new clinical settings.

The program provides a balance of cutting edge genomics technology with strong psychosocial counseling skills and research training. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Development and Disease Mechanisms
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Human Molecular Genetics
  • Medical Genetics
  • Clinical Genetics Testing
  • Role Play and Genetic Counseling Observations
  • Medical Genetics Seminar
  • Genetic Counseling Seminar
  • A Case Based Approach to Clinical Genetics 
  • Clinical Rotations
  • Research Seminar
  • Genetic Counseling Seminar
  • Directed readings

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completion of a bachelor's degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or
  • completion of an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree from a college or university of recognized standing. 
  • Eligibility: To be eligible for admission to any graduate program at Stanford, applicants must meet one of the following conditions:
  • completion of a bachelor's degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or
  • completion of an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree from a college or university of recognized standing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20731 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    41462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20731 USD per semester during 24 months.

Regular quarterly tuition

Living costs for Stanford

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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