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Genetics Schools in Massachusetts

22 students earned Genetics degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Genetics is the 230th most popular major in the state out of a total 312 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 12
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 12
Master’s Degree 10

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.5%
  • White: 59.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 18.2%
  • Other Races: 9.1%
Genetics Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Massachusetts

24,160 people in the state and 274,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to genetics.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Massachusetts

In this state, genetics grads earn an average of $92,980. Nationwide, they make an average of $96,420.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Massachusetts that offer genetics degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,800 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 68% of the teachers are full time.

#2

Harvard University

Cambridge
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,566 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

#3

Tufts University

Medford
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
11,586 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $31,485.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
34,657 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 58% of students get financical aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
30,593 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%. This public school has an average net price of $21,396. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years.

Genetics Careers in MA

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 19% $89,320
Biological Scientists 14% $74,580
Medical Scientists 13% $84,070
Natural Sciences Managers 13% $164,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
General Biology 3,212
Biochemistry & Biophysics 681
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 681
Ecology & Systematics Biology 557
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 358
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 287
Other Biological Sciences 226
Biotechnology 221

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