Master of Science in Bioinformatics
Johns Hopkins University

Program Details

As a graduate with the MS in Bioinformatics, you’ll have the educational foundation to interpret complex biological information, perform analysis of sequence data using sophisticated bioinformatics software, and program software when needed. The degree covers not only the theoretical aspects of the field, but also the practical side of bioinformatics. And it’s taught through by the Hopkins faculty members who are actively developing these exciting new technologies.

Designed for working adults, the program offers courses online and onsite. You can even complete the degree entirely online.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the biological sciences or in engineering
  • Programs require a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Prerequisite courses:
  • Two semesters of Organic Chemistry
  • One semester of Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Programming Using Java, C++, or C
  • Data Structures
  • One course in Probability and Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Mail in official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate coursework

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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