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Genetics Schools in Louisiana

14 students earned Genetics degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Genetics is the 189th most popular major out of a total 253 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Louisiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 28.6%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Genetics Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Louisiana

There are 1,370 people in the state and 274,990 people in the nation working in genetics jobs.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. LA

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Louisiana

In this state, genetics grads earn an average of $69,600. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
12,923 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Tulane grads earn an average salary of $42,800.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,820 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. 4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Genetics Careers in LA

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 14% $70,060
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $93,610
Medical Scientists 7% $63,440
Biological Scientists 7% $63,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
General Biology 1,437
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 163
Biochemistry & Biophysics 99
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 93
Ecology & Systematics Biology 67
Pharmacology & Toxicology 64
Microbiology Science & Immunology 49
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 33

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