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Brandeis University

Program in Genetic Counseling

Waltham, MA

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Brandeis University

Overview

Brandeis University / Program in Genetic Counseling is located in Waltham, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Proseminar, journal club, research project, internship/fieldwork

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

183
Applied
23
Accepted
10
Enrolled
13%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, transcripts, list of prerequisite courses, national matching service registration number

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 0
Part-time - 8

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetics, genetic counseling, DNA sequencing, medical genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. Gretchen Schneider
Co-Director
Email: gretchen@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-3108