Genetic Counseling Programs

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Genetic Counseling Training Programs Accredited by the ABGC - over two dozen masters level genetic counseling programs have either Full or Provisional Program Status. Programs with either type of accreditation meet the rigorous accreditation criteria established by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).

Other Programs: International programs and lists

United States - Programs with Full Accreditation:

  1. Arcadia University (Beaver College before 7/16/01), Glenside, PA
  2. Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  3. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  4. California State University, Stanislaus, CA
  5. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
  6. Howard University, Washington, DC
  7. Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
  8. Johns Hopkins Univ.  / National Center for Human Genome Research, Bethesda, MD
  9. Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
  10. Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  11. Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
  12. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
  13. University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA
  14. University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences, Cincinnati, OH
  15. University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO
  16. University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  17. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  18. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  19. University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  20. University of Pittsburgh, PA
  21. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
  22. University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX
  23. University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
  24. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  25. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Canada - Programs with Full Accreditation

United States - Programs with Provisional Accreditation Status

  • Long Island University - CW Post, Brookville, NY
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  • University of Alabama, Bimingham, AL
  • United States- Program with Probation Status

  • University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
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    International Programs:

    International Genetic Counseling Programs (Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, France, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom)







    The Netherlands


    Saudi Arabia

    South Africa




    United Kingdom (England, Wales, other)

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    New Programs

    (accreditation application newly submitted)

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    Lists of genetic counseling graduate programs

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    See also:

    Former Programs

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