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Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics. This certificate can help prepare you to become a qualified bioinformatics professional for public- or private-sector organizations. Students will gain cutting-edge knowledge, and will also develop experience in the field, which can give them an advantage in the job market.
Bioinformatics is a blend of biology, computer science, and mathematics. Modern biology generates massive quantities of big data. Hidden in this data might be the next effective cancer therapy, the definitive proof that a certain gene is responsible for a disease, or the information needed to replicate a crucial biological process—and you could be on the team that discovers it.
Official transcript indicating completion of a bachelor’s (or higher) degree from a regionally accredited degree-granting university or college.
Recommendation: Background in biology, molecular biology, mathematics, and/or computer science as well as statistics and computer programming.
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Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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