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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 Accreditation Expiration
AL University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full 2019
AR University of Arkansas Medical Sciences
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full 2015
CA University of California, Irvine
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program
Full 2020
CA California State University-Stanislaus (SF Bay Area)
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full 2017
CA Stanford University, Stanford
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full 2017
CO University of Colorado Denver
Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2019
DC Howard University
Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
Full 2017
GA Emory University School of Medicine

Master of Medical Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Accredited, New Program 2015
IL Northwestern University Medical School
Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2015
IN Indiana University Medical Center
Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2016
MD Johns Hopkins University/National Human Genome Research Institute
Genetic Counseling Training Program
Full 2016
MD University of Maryland School of Medicine
Master´s degree in Genetic Counseling
Full 2016
MA Boston University School of Medicine
Masters in Genetic Counseling Training Program
Full 2022
MA Brandeis University
Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2016
MI University of Michigan
Genetic Counseling Program
Full 2021
MI Wayne State University
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Full 2021
MN University of Minnesota
Graduate Program of Study in Genetic Counseling
Full 2022
NY Long Island University-CW Post
Clinical Genetics Program
Full 2019
NY Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2016
NY Sarah Lawrence College
Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics
Full 2017
NC University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2020
OH Case Western Reserve University
Genetic Counseling Training Program
Full 2019
OH Ohio State University
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program
Accredited, New Program 2018
OH University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Genetic Counseling Program
Full 2021
OK

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Master of Science in Genetic Counseling

Accredited, New Program 2020
PA

Arcadia University
Genetic Counseling Program

Full 2016
PA University of Pittsburgh
Genetic Counseling Program
Full 2019
SC University of South Carolina
Genetic Counseling Program
Full 2022
TX University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston
Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2022
UT University of Utah
Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling
Full 2022
​VA ​Virginia Commonwealth University
Genetic Counseling Program
​Full 2015
WI University of Wisconsin-Madison
Genetic Counseling Master´s Program
Full 2020



Genetic Counseling Programs - Canada
Province University and Program Accreditation Status Accreditation Expiration
BC University of British Columbia
Master´s Program in Genetic Counselling
Full 2017
ON University of Toronto
Master of Science in Genetic Counselling
Full 2018
QC McGill University
MSc in Genetic Counselling
Full 2022