The Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB) is an interdisciplinary program that offers multiple degree options for your intended career path:
- Masters in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology (BICB-MS)
- Professional Science Masters in Bioinformatics (BINF-PSM)
- Doctorates in Bioinformatics Data Science (PhD)
- Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics (BINF-CERT)
- Graduate Certificate Online Applied Bioinformatics (ABNF-CERT)
Why a Bioinformatics degree from University of Delaware
Whatever your background, life sciences or computational/mathematical sciences, students, full-time or part-time at the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology will gain core competency for job opportunities in the very rapidly growing field of bioinformatics. Indeed the bioinformatics market is projected to reach $12 billion by year 2020. The opportunities exist in industries ranging from agriculture, pharmaceuticals and health care to data analytics and software industry.
The graduates of the MS program will have different career paths. Some will decide to pursue a PhD. Other students, especially those enrolled in the PSM program and/or those have already been employed in industry or government may consider the program as a terminal degree. While those that are already in a chosen career path may supplement their learning by taking one of two Graduate Certificates.
Advance Your Career
Life sciences, computer or mathematics professionals with expertise in bioinformatics will join the next generation of researchers and professionals to play a key role in multi- and interdisciplinary teams, bridging life sciences and computational sciences.
Job opportunities exist in rapidly growing fields like:
- genomic medicine
- big data analytics
Regardless of the chosen path, all graduates of this program will leave well prepared to pursue careers for research, education, or development in academia, business, industry, government agencies, or non-profit organizations.
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