University of Maryland-University College

3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010

Program Details

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.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      15
    • Tuition Basis :
      Per Semester Credit
    • In State Rate:
      $458.00
    • Out of State Rate:
      $659.00
    • Military Rate:
      $458.00
    • Additional Fees :
      $50.00
    • Fees Overview :
      • Certificate Fee: $50
    • Estimated Degree Cost - In State:
      $6,920.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Out Of State:
      $9,935.00
    • Estimated Degree Cost - Military:
      $6,920.00
    • International Students Accepted:
      Yes
    • Accelerated Degree:
      No

    Requirements

    • 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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