Degree Requirements

ASGCGP graduates its second class!

Degree Requirements

  • Completion of all coursework (50 credits), with a cumulative B (3.0) average. No credit toward the degree will be allowed for grades below C (2.0). 
  • Passing each rotation (12 total credits) with satisfactory evaluations from rotation supervisors, along with a completed ACGC logbook containing a minimum of 50 core-qualifying cases.
  • Successful completion of a master's graduate project and presentation.

Certification Exam

Upon successful completion of the didactic, practicum, and research degree requirements, graduates will be awarded the degree Master of Science in Genetic Counseling and will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) national certification exam. The ABGC is the credentialing organization for the genetic counseling profession in the United States and Canada. Certification by the ABGC indicates that individual practitioners have met the standards necessary to provide competent genetic counseling services. Certification requirements are available on the ABGC website.