Bioinformatics Online

Complement your life sciences or MD advanced degree with a Bioinformatics Advanced Certificate Degree, providing you the tools to manage and study data. Emerging from unprecedented investigations into biological phenomena over the last decades, the in-demand ?eld of bioinformatics organizes and translates vast streams of data from living organisms generated by the Human Genome Project and other more recent studies. If you are seeking a role as an expert in bioinformatics, you need a thorough appreciation of biology, chemistry, and computer science. This online advanced certificate prepares you to join a talented cadre of creative specialists in the fast-paced pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Students who earn a Bioinformatics Advanced Certificate may apply those credits towards the Bioinformatics Master's Degree. Note that only 9 credits from the Advanced Certificate can be used towards the Bioinformatics Master Degree program.

4 Required Courses (12 Credits)

Required Core Courses (9 Credits)

  • Bioinformatics I: Sequence Analysis BI-GY 7533 3 Credits
  • Next Generation Sequence Analysis BI-GY 7653 3 Credits
  • Computational Tools Perl & Bioperl BI-GY 7643 3 Credits

Choose 1 Elective (3 credits)

  • Proteomics BI-GY 7543 3 Credits
  • Transcriptomics BI-GY 7633 3 Credits
  • Foundations of Computer Science CS-GY 6003 3 Credits
Program taught in:
  • English

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