Advanced Certificate in Bioinformatics

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 14.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 26.1103
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code:

About the Program

The certificate in Bioinformatics emphasizes a systems engineering approach to provide a foundation in systems biology and pathology informatics. Students are provided with hands-on experience in the application of genomic, proteomic, and other large-scale information to biomedical engineering, as well as experience in advanced computational methods used in systems biology: pathway and circuitry, feedback and control, machine learning, and biostatistics.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
BMES 546Biocomputational Languages4.0
or BMES 550 Advanced Biocomputational Languages
BMES 544Genome Information Engineering4.0
Select Two of the Following Electives 6.0-9.0
Quantitative Systems Biology
Structural Bioinformatics and Drug Design
Machine Learning in Biomedical Applications
Biosystems Modeling
Genomic and Sequencing Technologies
Biomedical Signal Processing
Total Credits14.0-17.0

Additional Information

Carolyn Riley
Associate Director of Professional Programs

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