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Advanced Certificate in Bioinformatics

4-Course Professional Development Certificate

About the Program

The certificate in bioinformatics program 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.

Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 14.0 – 17.0
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year

Required Courses

The list of required courses and course-specific information is available in the course catalog.

BMES 546 Biocomputational Languages 4.0 Credits
or BMES 550 Advanced Biocomputational Languages 4.0 Credits
BMES 544 Genome Information Engineering 4.0 Credits
Select Two of the Following Electives 6.0–9.0
BMES 543 Quantitative Systems Biology
BMES 548 Structural Bioinformatics and Drug Design
BMES 547 Machine Learning in Biomedical Applications
BMES 545 Biosystems Modeling
BMES 549 Genomic and Sequencing Technologies
BMES 551 Biomedical Signal Processing
BMES 604 Pharmacogenomics

In addition to this certificate, we offer a Master's of Science (MS) in Bioinformatics degree.