We are pleased to announce that the University of Utah Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling was recently awarded FULL ACCREDITATION by the American Board of Genetic Counselors for 8 years! Thank you to all of our amazing faculty, staff, students, and alumni who assisted with our self-study and review process and who continue to work hard to make our program a success.

 

“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 standard, as determined through initial and subsequent periodic evaluations.” – Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation, 1991

 

The Standard for Accreditation and the extent to which a program complies with these standards determines its accreditation status. To learn more about these standards, please click HERE.