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Board Certification

The UT Genetic Counseling Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to be proficient in the Practice Based Competencies set forth by the ACGC.  By graduating from an accredited genetic counseling program, alumni are eligible to sit for the board certification examination from the American Board of Genetic Counseling.

Graduates of the UT GCP pass the board exam on the first sitting over 90% of the time, well above the national average. In the preceding 3 years, the cumulative board pass rate was 94%.  

American Board of Genetic Counseling