They go and test your DNA and predict if your baby is going to have diseases
Genetic counselors typically earned an average annual salary of $62,800, according to the U.S
Education or Training
- Applicants must have a bachelor's degree
- The average GPA of admitted students is 3.5
- An applicant must complete courses in biochemistry, statistics and advanced or upper level genetics
- Three letters of recommendation are required that demonstrate one’s academic, professional and advocacy strengths.
Genetic counselors work as members of a healthcare team, providing risk assessment, education and support to individuals and families at risk for, or diagnosed with, a variety of inherited conditions.
- Medical Scientist
- Physical Surgeon
What you need to prepare for this job
You must obtain a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling