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Genetic Counselors

in Massachusetts

Assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. Provide information to other healthcare providers or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions. Advise individuals and families to support informed decisionmaking and coping methods for those at risk. May help conduct research related to genetic conditions or genetic counseling.

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
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299092  Genetic Counselors 160 203 43 26.88 % Master's degree 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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