Careers in Genetics

The Genetics program is designed is designed to prepare students to apply to graduate schools (e.g., for training as genetic counselors or researchers) and professional schools, or to pursue careers in biotechnology companies, forensics labs, hospitals, university research laboratories, and government agencies.

Alumni Career Success

Employment Areas Job Title Examples
  • Federal and State Government Agencies
  • Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Private Research Laboratories
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Genetic Counseling Offices
  • Genetic counselor

  • Lab technician

  • Teacher

  • Biotechnology lab manager

  • Intellectual property lawyer

  • Patent Agent

  • Hospital lab staff

  • Doctor

  • Veterinarian

  • Pharmaceutical researcher

  • Science writer

  • Forensic technician

  • Physician assistant

  • Dentist