|Program Name||Master of Science in Bioinformatics|
|College Name||College of Science|
|Entry Terms||Spring: January 12, 2015|
|Credits Required for Graduation||32 Semester Hours|
|Application||Apply | View Admissions Requirements|
|Download Program Overview||Master of Science in Bioinformatics (PDF)|
|Visit the College of Science webpage|
The opportunities in bioinformatics are numerous and multi-faceted. It is a field of science in which biology, computer science, and information technology merge to form a single discipline. The ultimate goal of the field is to enable the discovery of new biological insights as well as to create a global perspective from which unifying principles in biology can be discerned. The industry is experiencing an unparalleled boom in the already significant biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Interested in our Bioinformatics Program but think your background might not be a match? Consider our ALIGN program. Created specifically to prepare bachelor’s degree holders for high-demand industries, regardless of their experience or undergraduate major, ALIGN offers custom curricula and includes the benefits of our co-op experience and Northeastern’s global network. To learn more about our ALIGN program offerings and campus locations, visit our ALIGN website.