Alumni Career Fields

Since its founding in 2006, the Genetics & Genomics graduate program has encouraged students to follow a variety of career paths after graduation. Many of our alumni go on to research careers in academia or industry, or tenure-track positions. Others pursue careers in medicine, government, or non-profit organizations. The wide-array of career opportunities available to our graduates reflects the commitment of the Genetics & Genomics program to real-world skills that are valued across industries and disciplines. The data below detail what our students achieve after graduation. 

Career Field Percentage of Alumni
Industry 36
Tenure-track faculty 18
Postdoctoral fellows 18
Academic research 14
Government research 6
Non-profit research  4
Medical School 2
Other 2