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Genetics Schools in Michigan

In 2018-2019, 90 students earned their Genetics degrees in MI.

As a degree choice, Genetics is the 167th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 54
Master’s Degree 15
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 14
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

Genetics Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 76.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.4%
  • Other Races: 3.3%
Genetics Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Genetics Grads in Michigan

There are 5,810 people in the state and 274,990 people in the nation working in genetics jobs.

Genetics Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Genetics Jobs in Michigan

A typical salary for a genetics grad in the state is $75,110, compared to a typical salary of $96,420 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Michigan that offer genetics degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,600 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
46,716 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at U-M. Graduates earn an average $49,800 after graduation.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
7,172 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.93 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Genetics Careers in MI

Some of the careers genetics majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Biological Science Professors 15% $87,500
Medical Scientists 12% $58,250
Biological Scientists 0% $73,370

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
General Biology 2,557
Biochemistry & Biophysics 665
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 575
Ecology & Systematics Biology 259
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 205
Zoology 149
Microbiology Science & Immunology 140
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 132

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