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Genetics Schools in Georgia

52 students earned Genetics degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Genetics is the 186th most popular major out of a total 302 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Georgia

Genetics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 39
Master’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

In Georgia, a genetics major is more popular with women than with men.

Genetics Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of genetics majors in Georgia is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 55.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 13.5%
Genetics Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Georgia

There are 3,490 people in the state and 274,990 people in the nation working in genetics jobs.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Georgia

In this state, genetics grads earn an average of $75,800. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Georgia that offer genetics degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,652 Total Students

In their early career, UGA grads earn an average salary of $39,900. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The 2.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Emory University

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. 58% of students get financical aid.

Genetics Careers in GA

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 20% $78,790
Medical Scientists 18% $62,600
Natural Sciences Managers 12% $0
Biological Scientists 9% $71,280

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to genetics.

Major Annual Graduates in GA
General Biology 3,170
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 315
Biochemistry & Biophysics 288
Ecology & Systematics Biology 266
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 111
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 99
Zoology 80
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 39

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