Master of Science in Bioinformatics

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32 Credits

Master of Science in Bioinformatics

Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Bioinformatics provides cross-disciplinary training in biology, computer science, and information technology—along with real-world experience. The program prepares graduates to play pivotal roles in today’s cutting-edge life science, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries focused on genomics, proteomics, personalized medicine, drug discovery, and cancer therapy.

Our curriculum combines core coursework in bioinformatics computational methods, programming, and statistics with graduate electives that offer students the flexibility to specialize and build broader knowledge in both life sciences and computer science. The university’s signature experiential learning model connects students with leading industry employers through three- or six-month co-ops that integrate classroom study with a practical, professional experience. With an MS in Bioinformatics from Northeastern University, graduates secure a solid foundation on which to jumpstart their careers in a competitive job market.

Experiential Learning

Students in the bioinformatics program gain real-world knowledge, awareness, perspective, and confidence during a three- to six-month graduate co-op internship in industry or academia. We help you explore your interests and identify potential career options that will allow you to make informed career decisions. Our co-op program allows each student to gain the confidence needed to move toward their goals while blending their studies and professional experiences.

Where Our Students Work

> State Street
> Raytheon
> Liberty Mutual Insurance
> Amazon

What They Do
> Engineering
> Education
> Business Development
> Research
> Information Technology

Program Location
Northeastern University
San Francisco Location
600 California St.
San Francisco, CA

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