Genetic Counseling is one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare and Genetic Counselors can be found working nearly everywhere: big cities and small cities, suburban areas and rural areas, in the United States and many other parts of the world.
Genetic counselors work in many different settings such as within hospitals, universities, laboratories or medical offices. Their work can be:
The field of genetics is growing and changing every day which means there are new job opportunities for genetic counselors in more cities and in more countries every year. This job growth is expected to continue as we continue to learn more about genetics.