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What Can I Do With a Major In Genetics?

Genetics is the study of heredity, and ways in which traits are passed down from one generation to another.

 

Areas of Focus

Molecular Genetics, Evolutionary Genetics, Transmission Genetics, Laboratory Genetics, Genetic Counseling

 

Career Titles

Clinical Geneticist
Medical Geneticist
Pharmaceutical Chemist
Genetics Laboratory Technician
Genetics Laboratory Research Assistant
Drug Discovery Engineer
Receptor Biochemist
Molecular Biologist
Regulatory Process Manager
Bioinfomatics Personnel
Biochemist
Bioanalytical Chemist
Cell Biologist
Biotech Sales Engineer
Bioprocess Engineer
Biotech Manufacturing Engineer
Biotech Marketing Personnel
Biotech Trained Patent Attorney
Licensing Executive
Instrument Development Engineer
Structural Biologist
Clinical Researcher
Genetic Counselor
Biomedical Researcher
Biophysiscist
Biostatistician
Biotechnologist
Botanist
College Professor
Cytogeneticist
Ecologist
Embryologist
Environmental Health Educator
Environmental Impact Analyst
Food and Drug Inspector
Forensics Specialist
Gene Therapist
Genomics Researcher
Hospital Administrator
Immunologist
Industrial Hygienist
Lab Technician
Marine Biologist
Medical Doctor
Medical Record Technician
Medical Technician
Microbiologist
Molecular Biologist
Mycologist
Parasitologist
Patent Specialist
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Pharmaceutical Researcher
Physician Assistant
Plant Geneticist
Public Health Assistant
Research Assistant
Scientific Librarian
Teacher
Technical Writer
Toxicologist
Veterinatrian
Zoologist

 

Career Related Websites

Human Genome Project Information

UniXL

Careers in the Genetics Field from Genetics Societies

A World of Genetics Societies

Career Information from National Society of Genetic Counselors

Careers in Biotechnology from Access Excellence

Careers in Human Genetics from Genetic Professionals

Careers in Microbiology from MicrobeWorld

Functional Genomics Careers from The Scientist

Science Careers from Science

SciWeb Biotechnology Career Center

Worldwide Programs in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from The International Society for Computational Biology

Careers in Genetics

Rutgers Career Services - Genetics