About ACGC

Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) is the accreditation board for graduate programs in genetic counseling. ACGC advances quality in genetic counseling education by developing and maintaining standards for educational and clinical training of genetic counseling students and implementing a peer-review process to evaluate programs.

 

Organizational Core Values

Integrity

We value honesty and good character in all aspects of our work.

Quality

We incorporate accreditation best practices within a dynamic environment.

Fairness

We are committed to consistent, equitable, and objective accreditation decision making.

Accountability

We take responsibility for our actions and the impact of our decisions.

Collaboration

We value interacting with others committed to quality in genetic counseling, education, and accreditation.

Transparency

We provide clear, direct, accessible information about our mission, scope, standards, and policies.

Stewardship

We are strategic in using our staff, volunteer, and financial resources to assure sustainability and to maximize value to accredited programs.