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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The following programs have achieved and maintained ACGC accreditation. Programs holding "Accredited, New Program" status are new programs that have not graduated a class yet. Programs holding probationary status are programs where the Board has identified areas in which improvements need to be made. All students entering programs holding any accreditation status at the time of entry are eligible to sit for the American Board of Genetic Counseling’s Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC) certification examination.

Genetic Counseling Programs - U.S.
State Program Accreditation Status
AL University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full
AR University of Arkansas Medical Sciences
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full
CA University of California, Irvine
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program
Full
CA California State University-Stanislaus (SF Bay Area)
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full
CA Stanford University
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full
CO University of Colorado Denver
Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
​FL​University of South Florida
Genetic Counseling Training Program​
​Accredited, New Program
GA Emory University School of Medicine

Master of Medical Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Full
​IL Northwestern University Medical School
Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
​IN​Indiana State University
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
​Accredited, New Program
IN Indiana University
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program​
Full
MD Johns Hopkins University/National Human Genome Research Institute
Genetic Counseling Training Program
Full
MD University of Maryland School of Medicine
Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling
Full
MA​Bay Path University
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
​Accredited, New Program
MA Boston University School of Medicine
Masters in Genetic Counseling Training Program
Full
MA Brandeis University
Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
MI University of Michigan
Genetic Counseling Program
Full
MI Wayne State University
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Full
MN University of Minnesota
Graduate Program of Study in Genetic Counseling
Full
NJ​Rutgers University
Genetic Counseling Master's Program​
​Accredited, New Program
NY Long Island University-CW Post
Clinical Genetics Program
Probationary Accreditation
NY Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
NY Sarah Lawrence College
Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics​
Full
NC University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
OH Case Western Reserve University
Genetic Counseling Training Program
Full
OH Ohio State University
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Accredited, New Program
OH University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Genetic Counseling Program
Full
OK

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

Full
PA

Arcadia University
Genetic Counseling Program

Full
​​PA​Thomas Jefferson University
MS in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling​ ​
​Accredited, New Program
PA University of Pittsburgh
Genetic Counseling Program
Full
SC University of South Carolina
Genetic Counseling Program
Full
SD​ Augustana University
​Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Accredited, New Program
TX University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston
Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
UT University of Utah
Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Full
VA ​Virginia Commonwealth University
Genetic Counseling Program
​Full
WI University of Wisconsin-Madison
Genetic Counseling Master's Program
Full


Genetic Counseling Programs - Canada
Province University and Program Accreditation Status
BC University of British Columbia
Master's Program in Genetic Counselling
Full
​​MB​University of Manitoba
MSc in Genetic Counselling
​Accredited, New Program
ON University of Toronto
Master of Science in Genetic Counselling
Full
QC McGill University
MSc in Genetic Counselling
Full

 

Letters of Intent* Received 
StateUniversity and ProgramLOI AcceptedApplication Received 
​AZUniversity of Arizona 
2/2/201710/25/2017
​CA​KGI School of Pharmacy​4/11/2017​7/13/2017
​MA​MGH Institute of Health Professions ​4/20/2017​10/16/2017
​​​​​​NY​​Columbia University
​1/30/2017
​TX​Baylor College of Medicine​​6/14/2017​7/24/2017
​ID​​Boise State University​9/8/2017
*A letter of intent is submitted by a prospective program a minimum of 30 days before submitting an Accreditation Application for New Program​.

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