The 11-credit Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics provides a highly relevant and dynamic curriculum by focusing on the applied nature and practical aspects of bioinformatics. Taught by faculty with world-class expertise, our program goes beyond theory and can show you how to apply genomic sequencing technology to real-world issues facing our society today. In addition, our online platform offers you great flexibility to complete your course work when and where it is most convenient for you. 

You can earn the applied bioinformatics graduate certificate by successfully completing the four required online courses, which may be taken in any order. Please note that a grade of C or higher must be received for the credits to count toward the certificate.

Course List - Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics 

Required Courses (11 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Genomics BMMB/IBIOS 551 Structure and function of genomes including use of some current web-based tools and resources for studies and research in genomics. 3 credits
Foundations in Data Driven Life Sciences BMMB/IBIOS 554 Expanded overview of current developments and technique in computational biology and genomics. 3 credits
Applied Bioinformatics BMMB 852 This course provides a foundation for students with biology backgrounds in the computational analysis and interpretation of biological data. 2 credits
Statistical Analysis of Genomics Data STAT/BIOL/IBIOS 555 Statistical analysis of high throughput biology experiments. 3 credits

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