A program that prepares individuals to counsel patients and families concerning inherited genetic disorders and diseases; assess risk factors and planning options associated with potential and actual inherited conditions; and serve as patient advocates and provide referral services in relation to private and public support services. Includes instruction in clinical/medical genetics, methods of genetic testing, interviewing and counseling skills, genetic and support services delivery, principles of public health, medical ethics, law and regulations, patient advocacy, and professional standards.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Sarah Lawrence College||15||3%||$64,122|
|3||California State University-Stanislaus||11||1%||$22,433|
|5||University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus||10||0%||$32,126|
|7||University of Utah||7||0%||$21,920|
|8||University of California-Irvine||7||0%||$30,504|
|9||Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai||6||10%||N/A|
|10||University of Alabama at Birmingham||6||0%||$22,495|
|11||The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston||6||1%||N/A|
|12||University of Maryland-Baltimore||6||1%||N/A|
|13||Virginia Commonwealth University||6||0%||$28,297|
|14||University of Colorado Denver||5||0%||$24,555|
|15||University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center||5||1%||N/A|
|16||Wayne State University||5||0%||$23,586|
|17||Case Western Reserve University||4||0%||$57,798|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Genetic Counseling/Counselor program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.