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Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics

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

Key characteristics of program:

The Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics (ABNF-CERT) is offered as a graduate level program ideally suited for working professionals who wish to gain knowledge and practical experience in bioinformatics. Building on the core curriculum of UD’s MS, PSM and PhD bioinformatics degree programs, the Online Graduate Certificate will allow students to gain core competency in bioinformatics for real-world applications from genomic medicine to agriculture. No previous programming or database experience is required but a familiarity with molecular biology concepts is recommended.

Program Goals:

*Earn credential from a highly reputable bioinformatics program to advance your career
Earn graduate level college credits that can be applied towards a Master’s or PhD degree program
*Gain core competency for rapidly growing bioinformatics job opportunities in fields from genomics, pharmaceuticals and health care to big data analytics
*Gain knowledge and experience in bioinformatics and systems biology methods and tools and practical programming and database skills for real-world applications
*Learn cutting-edge state-of-the-art course contents from nationally and internationally renowned researchers and practitioners in the field
*Learn in an interactive, experiential and multidisciplinary team environment that couples lecture-based instructions with hands-on exercises and term projects

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2017
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: http://bioinformatics.udel.edu/education/online-graduate-certificate-in-applied-bioinformatics/

Contact Person: Associate Director, Education and Outreach ( bioinformatics@udel.edu )

Last updated: Jan 24, 2020

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