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​Thank you for visiting the website of the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.  We continue to make every effort to improve this resource so that it contain​s a wide range of useful information in an accessible format.


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Accreditation is a process of external peer review in which a private, nongovernmental agency or association grants public recognition to an institution or specialized program of study that meets certain established qualifications and educational standards, as determined through initial and subsequent periodic evaluations. The Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) is the specialized program accreditation board for educational training programs granting master’s degrees or higher in genetic counseling.
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Accreditation of Educational Programs

The Board of Directors establishes the Standards of Accreditationand evaluates programs against those standards to determine accreditation status. Interested in establishing a new program?

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Volunteer Opportunities

ACGC relies on its volunteers to complete a number of organizational activities critical to its mission. There are a number of ways in which you can become involved if interested in volunteering.
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