Career Outcomes

Jose Ordovas

To help all applicants and others interested in the Genetics program, we have summarized information of the careers that are being pursued by Genetics PhD graduates. The information below includes all program graduates who matriculated from 1994 when the program first admitted students to the present and is updated a minimum of twice each year.

Information about individual alumni can be found using the links available here  info

 Career Choices of Genetics PhD Graduates*

 Number %
Academic faculty
Academic staff scientists
 6  14.0
Industrial research
 13 30.2
Science-related non-research
 5 11.6
Pursuing postdoctoral training  8  18.6
Not in the labor force  1 2.3
Information unavailable  0
Totals  43 100

*Academic faculty includes individuals who hold faculty positions at institutions of higher education in the US and abroad.
Science-related non-research includes patent law, technology transfer, business development, scientific writing, science policy and other similar careers.

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The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research