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Undergraduate Certificates in Genetics

15 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An undergraduate certificate in genetics is offered at 1 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 27% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Genetics Majors

In 2018-2019, 15 earned their undergraduate certificate in genetics. This earns it the #195 spot on the list of the most popular undergraduate certificate programs in the nation.

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 Undergraduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for genetics majors with their undergraduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for genetics majors who have their undergraduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in genetics. About 66.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 5
Women 10
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Genetics

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Genetics Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 1 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in genetics. Learn more about the most popular 1 below:


Temple University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
15 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for genetics students seekingan undergraduate certificate is Temple University. Each year, around 38,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,956 per year.

The genetics program at Temple University awarded 15 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 67% of this group were women, and 27% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Biology 150
Biotechnology 37
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 29
Other Biological Sciences 8
Ecology & Systematics Biology 7


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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