Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics

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15 to 16 Semester Hours

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics

Boston, San Francisco, or Online – you choose

The Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics is offered in multiple locations and formats. You can choose to take courses on our main campus in Boston, at our satellite campus in the California Bay Area, or online. Core courses are offered in the evenings to accommodate working professionals.

There is an increasing demand for scientists with skills in computational data analytics. The Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics offers professionals working in the research, healthcare, and pharmaceutical industries the ability to employ bioinformatics algorithms and techniques to biological problems in their current practice. It also gives people looking to switch careers the data and genomic analysis skills needed to be more competitive in the biological and pharmaceutical industries.

The graduate certificate is comprised of four courses, three bioinformatics courses and one 3-4 credit elective, for a total of 15-16 semester hours (SH). Students can earn the certificate in as little as eight months.

BINF 6308 Bioinformatics Computational Methods 1 (4 SH)
BINF 6309 Bioinformatics Computational Methods 2 (4 SH)
BINF 6200 Bioinformatics Programming (4 SH)
Graduate Elective (3-4 SH)

Review detailed program requirements here.

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