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Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics

University/Institute: University of Delaware (UD)
Location: United States - Newark
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math/Statistics
Degree Offered: Diploma/Certificate (< 1 year)Diploma/Certificate

Key characteristics of program:

The Graduate Certificate is ideally suited for working professionals who cannot make a commitment to the BICB-MS or PSM program, but can use the Certificate as a stepping stone. The Certificate can also complement other UD degree programs, allowing current graduate students to gain bioinformatics knowledge and skills. The Computational Sciences Concentration (CS2) allows students to gain knowledge in developing bioinformatics methods, tools and/or databases for modern biotechnology or medicine. The Life Sciences Concentration (LSC2) allows students to gain knowledge in applying bioinformatics methods, tools and databases as an integral approach to modern biotechnology or medicine.

Program Goals:

Our Graduate programs in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology aim to train the next generation of researchers and professionals who will play a key role in multi- and interdisciplinary teams, bridging life sciences and computational sciences. The program is administered through its academic home, the Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS), and is coordinated by the newly established Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB). The scientific curriculum is built upon the research and educational strength from departments across the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Earth, Ocean and Environment.


Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2010
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 5
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 5
Average number of incoming students per year: 5
Average number of graduates per year: 3

Program URL: https://bioinformatics.udel.edu/education/binf-cert/

Contact Person: Assistant Director, Education &a ( bioinformatics@udel.edu )

Last updated: Jan 14, 2019

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