Becoming Certified

Becoming Certified

Becoming certified

COVID-19 STATUS: Applications for the certification exam are being processed as normal by our examination partner PSI, and testing appointments are currently being scheduled.

As of June 24, PSI has over 98% of its sites open with at least 50% capacity and follows federal, state and local guidelines as well as CDC and WHO guidelines.

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The ABGC Certified Genetic Counselor (CGC®) credential is an internationally recognized professional credential for genetic counselors. Professionals who have been awarded the CGC have completed a rigorous academic program, including supervised clinical experience, and have passed the ABGC national certification exam. Individuals who have earned the CGC credential have met established standards of knowledge, skills and practice for their profession. These individuals have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by meeting the standards required to achieve and maintain their professional credential.