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Graduate Certificates in Genetics

14 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in genetics. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 14% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 21.4% of genetics graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors

In 2018-2019, 14 graduate certificates were awarded to genetics majors. This makes it the 197th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in genetics at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 666
Doctor’s Degree 343
Master’s Degree 280
Undergraduate Certificate 15
Graduate Certificate 14
Basic Certificate 8

Earnings of Genetics Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in genetics. About 71.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 4
Women 10
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Genetics

The racial-ethnic distribution of genetics graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 9
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Genetics Graduate Certificate Students

There are 14 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in genetics. Learn more about the most popular 14 below:

#1

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
7 Yearly Graduations
57% Women

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for genetics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Roughly 48,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 graduate certificates were handed out to genetics majors at U-M.

#2

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, Connecticut
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for genetics majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Saint Joseph. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,482 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,202 per year.

The genetics program at University of Saint Joseph awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Indiana State University is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in genetics. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,036 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,542 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to genetics majors at Indiana State.

2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in genetics. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,628 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,530 per year.

The genetics program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 50% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to genetics that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 307
Biochemistry & Biophysics 198
Other Biological Sciences 187
Ecology & Systematics Biology 159
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 93

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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