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Bioinformatics (Minor)

20 Credits  |   Main Campus

Be on the forefront of leading-edge technologies, learning how to analyze and interpret biological data with a minor in Bioinformatics.

Become proficient in the development, storing, and analyzing of complex biological data, particularly with DNA, RNA, and protein sequences. Explore this growing global industry and the many different careers in academia, healthcare, medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology.

Offered through the College of Arts and Science’s Biology Department, the Bioinformatics minor is open to all majors. The program may be of particular interest to students pursuing a degree in Biology, Chemistry, Health Services, Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, and Mathematics. 

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What You’ll Learn

Explain the role of bioinformatics in genetics, evolutionary biology, and pharmaceuticals.

Evaluate bioinformatics techniques

Apply various statistical tools within the bioinformatics field

Search, compare, model, and integrate bioinformatics techniques as part of an experimental design.

Local Internships

Department of Energy
Medstar Health
Society for Science

Global Careers

Bioinformatics Engineer
Data Scientist
IT Consultant
Clinical Lab Tech
Software Developer
Genetic Counselor

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Applying to the Bioinformatics (Minor) Program

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