Why get a master’s degree in genetics?
Recent innovations in the fields of genetics and genomics are driving new discoveries, and with an M.S. in genetics, you can contribute to the advancement of public and human health research, practice and policy. Our interdisciplinary genetics program covers areas from molecular and cellular biology to environmental and evolutionary genetics and genomics in microbial, plant and animal systems. You will be equipped for a successful career with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, agricultural organizations, or academic and government research laboratories. You will also be prepared for doctoral studies, medical school or health-related professional programs.
Why choose UNH for your degree?
At UNH, the M.S. in genetics is an interdisciplinary program made up of faculty from multiple departments and from the Hubbard Center for Genome Studies. You can participate in cutting-edge research in disease and cancer genetics, genomics and bioinformatics, biodiversity and molecular ecology, and transcriptional and translational regulation. UNH is ranked among the nation’s highest-performing research universities, having earned a Carnegie Classification R1. The university’s research portfolio brings in more than $110 million in competitive external funding each year. An accelerated B.S./M.S. program also is available for undergraduate students.
- Biotech consultant
- Genetic counselor
- Health educator
- Lab manager
- Research scientist