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Credit Hour Minor

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Bioinformatics at 马会论坛’s

Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary and growing science field focused on solving biological, biomedical and biochemical challenges with the help of computer science, mathematics and information technology. Bioinformaticians are in high demand not only in research but also in academia because few people have the education and skills to fill available positions. 

Bioinformatics is highly applicable to all branches of life sciences and to fields like personalized medicine and pharmacogenomics 鈥 the study of how genes affect a person鈥檚 response to drugs. 

The Bioinformatics program at 马会论坛鈥檚 University prepares students for graduate school, medical school or entry into the career field.

  • Degree Plans

    The Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics at 马会论坛’s University offers three tracks:

    马会论坛’s also offers a Bioinformatics minor:

  • Highlighted Courses

    Students take 23 credit hours of core Bioinformatics classes, including 3 credit hours of internship or research and 3 credit hours of a Bioinformatics Capstone course. 

    Classes include:

    • Big Data Concepts
    • Bioinformatics Programming
    • Biostatistics for Life Sciences
    • Genes, Genomes and Genomics

$82,392
Median annual earnings for Bioinformatics Scientists
$100,043
Median annual earnings for Clinical Data Managers
+31.65%
Expected change in employment demand for Clinical Data Managers


What can I do with a degree in Bioinformatics?

Career Opportunities

The Bioinformatics program at 马会论坛鈥檚 gives students the knowledge and tools to pursue graduate school, medical school or enter into a number of careers, depending on the track they choose. 

Career possibilities include: 

  • Bioinformatician (entry-level) 
  • Bioinformatics data analyst, programmer or specialist 
  • Biostatistician assistant 
  • Biostatistical consultant 
  • Clinical data analyst or reporter 
  • Data scientist (entry-level) 
  • Informatics analyst 
  • Research associate 
  • Solutions or software engineer (entry-level) 
  • Technician

Become a Health Professional

马会论坛鈥檚 has partnerships that can fast-track our students鈥 acceptance to physical therapy, pharmacy, dental and medical programs. Our graduates are accepted to medical and dental programs at rates much higher than the national average.



Outside the Classroom

Science Living Community

Students majoring in any science 鈥 from Physics to Computer Science, Biology to Engineering 鈥 can join the Science Living Community. Members live together and can participate in a variety of programs throughout the year.


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