Register for the Match for Programs

The 2019 Genetic Counseling Admissions Match


To be eligible to participate in the GC Admissions Match, a program must be a Full Member or Associate Member of AGCPD in good standing, and either (i) be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC), or (ii) have approved Candidacy status by ACGC by August 1, 2018, and have received permission from AGCPD to participate in the Match.

Programs that are not accredited by March 15, 2019, or are accredited with any contingency that prevents the program from accepting a new class of students, will not be able to participate in the Match. Programs that receive accreditation after March 15, 2019 and want to recruit students for a fall 2019 start date may participate in the Post-Match process.

To register for the Match, the program must agree to abide by the Schedule of Dates of the Match and the Rules of Participation.

Registration Process

Program Directors of programs that are Full or Associate members of AGCPD are sent a registration e-mail with a personalized link and instructions for registering their program online to participate in the 2019 Match.

If you have not received a personalized e-mail to register your program for the GC Admissions Match by July 27, 2019, please contact NMS.

The registration process should be completed by the Program Director and can be started by clicking on the personalized link in the e-mail sent by NMS.

After You Register


After the online registration process is complete, you will receive a confirmation by e-mail which will include the Code Number(s) for each track offered by your program in the Match. You should provide the track Code Number(s) to each of your applicants.

Updating Your Program and Track Information

Once you are registered for the Match, you can log in to the NMS Match System to update your program or track information. This includes modifying the number of positions offered by a track in the Match, adding an additional track to your program, withdrawing a track from the Match if you no longer intend to offer any positions in the track, or modifying your contact information.

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