M.Sc. On Campus

Genetic Counseling

California State University Stanislaus

12 months
15638 USD/year
8506 USD/year
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The Genetic Counseling Program at California State University Stanislaus balances rigorous academic coursework, direct clinical experiences and independent research to prepare graduates to become future leaders in the dynamic field of genetic counseling.


The Genetic Counseling curriculum at California State University Stanislaus is a carefully structured sequence of courses, seminars and clinical rotations, occurring over two years.  Foundation courses in the first year are designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the scientific principles governing genetic disorders as well as counseling techniques to be employed during internships in the second year. 

Learning outcomes

Classes at both the UCSF Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente afford students the unique opportunity to attend seminars taught by a wide range of medical professionals. Continued emphasis is placed on developing students’ awareness of the many social, legal and ethical issues that accompany contemporary practice in the field.   

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Medical Genetics
  • Clinical Embryology and Prenatal Genetics 
  • Clinical Cytogenetics and Molecular Biology
  • Principles of Human Genetics
  • Principles and Practices of Genetic Counseling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate/Graduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 units completed
  • 18 units of upper-division Child Development or related coursework with minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Successful completion of writing section of GRE with a score of 3.5

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15638 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15638 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8506 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Turlock

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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