Bioinformatics, Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

  1. Both senior-level undergraduate students with overall GPAs of at least 2.75 and graduate students may enroll in the certificate program.
  2. Both undergraduate and graduate students must satisfy the following prerequisite requirement: Successful completion (grade of C or better) of:
    MTH 140 Bison image Applied Calculus3
    or MTH 229 Bison image Calculus/Analytic Geom I (CT)
    One of the following:3
    Introductory Statistics (CT)
    Applied Statistical Methods
    Applied Prob and Stat

Program Requirements

Students will earn the certificate by completing 15 credit hours, including 9 credit hours from 3 core courses, 3 credit hours from a first elective course, and another 3 credit hours from a second elective.


Course Requirements

Required Courses
CS 505Computing for Bioinformatics3
BSC 550Molecular Biology3
CS 645Advanced Topics Bioinformatics3
Elective I
BSC 543Microbial Genetics3
or CS 510 Advanced Database Systems
Elective II
Select one of the following:3
Digital Image Processing
Machine Learning
Total Credit Hours15