University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics., which blends biology, computer science and mathematics. This certificate can help prepare you to become a qualified bioinformatics professional for positions in public- or private-sector organizations.
Course topics provides skills in:
Perl and Java coding
Big data, next-generation sequencing data and scientific data analyses
Sequence alignments and phylogenetic analyses
Biostatistics, databases and data structures, algorithms, and mathematical modeling
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
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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