Certificate in Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a rapidly growing area in the biotechnology industry today. The certificate in Bioinformatics is intended to provide students with a core set of knowledge and skills in bioinformatics.

Students will take the following 5 courses for the certificate:

Total Semester Hours: 15

Students must take the following courses:

  • UCSP 615* Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0) Must complete with first 6 credits of study.
  • BIOT 630 Introduction to Bioinformatics (3)
  • BIFS 613 Statistical Processes for Biotechnology (3)
  • BIFS 617 Advanced Bioinformatics (3)
  • DBST 651 Relational Database Systems (3)
  • BIFS 614 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)

* The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

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