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Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics

University/Institute: Temple University
Location: United States - Philadelphia
Focus: Bioinformatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math/Statistics, Other: Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field
Degree Offered: MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (< 1 year)MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

The Temple University Bioinformatics Masters Degree Program has been designed to provide students with extensive skills in computer programming as well as deep knowledge in Genomics and Structural Biology. All three areas are required in this challenging and exciting field.

Because the degree is a Professional Science Masters, the program will also provide: (1) professional skills through courses in professional development; (2) a research internship in a biotech company or other research center; and (3) connections to key employers in the Philadelphia area.

Students in the Temple University Bioinformatics Masters Degree Program will benefit from an advanced curriculum that has been developed by leading Temple faculty in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Computer and Information Sciences.

Program Goals:

The Temple Bioinformatics degree is a two-year Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree that features:

-Interdisciplinary approach with researchers across Temple University
-Classes taught by our esteemed tenure and tenure-track faculty as well as by our industry and government partners
-Hands-on training and professional and management skills
-Partnerships with industry and government leaders including a diverse and active External Advisory Board
-Access to real-world independent research projects
-Applied focus on responsibility and ethics in research and policy

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2014
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: No
Type of academic terms: Semester

Average number of applicants per year: 0
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 0
Average number of incoming students per year: 10
Average number of graduates per year: 8

Program URL: http://bioinformatics.cst.temple.edu/
Syllabus URL: http://bioinformatics.cst.temple.edu/schedule

Contact Person: Jody Hey ( hey@temple.edu )

Last updated: Jan 17, 2020

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