Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the national certification exam and able to work in a clinical laboratory. Other opportunities also available in reference laboratories, reference public health, genetic and pharmaceutical industries.
In 2008, the median wages for a molecular diagnostic scientist were $65,080 annually.*
The growth rate for the occupation is faster than average.
*Source: National Human Genome Research Institute | Retrieved March 8, 2011 | http://www.genome.gov/genomiccareers/career.cfm?id=28