MMSc On Campus

Emory Genetic Counseling Training

21 months
39500 USD/year
39500 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Emory Genetic Counseling Training program from Emory University offers a unique combination of cutting-edge coursework, extensive and varied clinical experiences, and a research-based Focus Internship. 


The 5-semester internship allows the student in-depth exploration of a specialty area within the settings of public health genomics, clinical genetics practice and research, and laboratory genetic services.

The Emory Genetic Counseling Training program from Emory University is housed within the Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine. The department includes a full-fledged basic genetic research program,  a comprehensive medical genetics division, a genetics clinical trials center, and several educational programs.


The Genetic Counseling Training Program at Emory University will transform students through a variety of scholarly and experiential activities into self-reflective genetic counselors who are leaders in the field and champions for the responsible and equitable incorporation of advances in genomic medicine.

Programme Structure

 Courses include:

  •  Human Genetics
  •  Developmental Biology and Human Malformation
  •  Medical Genetics 
  •  Current Topics in Clinical Genetic Testing
  •  Genetics of Common Diseases
  •  Public Health Genomics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines


76 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic preparedness (GPA and GRE scores)
  • Personal references
  • A written narrative statement
  • Demonstration of previous exposure to the field of genetic counseling
  • Experience with patient care, supportive counseling and advocacy
  • Interview process

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 USD per year during 21 months.
  • National

    39500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39500 USD per year during 21 months.
  • Tuition for 2nd year students is $26,800

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Emory Genetic Counseling Training
Emory University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!