Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate
Understand how to analyze complex biological data with the Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics in Temple’s College of Science and Technology. This 12-credit-hour, interdisciplinary certificate is tailored to give students a solid grounding in the growing field of bioinformatics, which uses computer programming to interpret biological data in medical research. Graduates with a bioinformatics background are in high demand due to their knowledge of computational and statistical methods for researching problems in biology and medicine.
Investigate the latest discoveries in biochemistry, biophysics and genomics. You’ll also study
- the computational and experimental methods used in protein structure determination and molecular modeling,
- gene inheritance and gene expression,
- genome mapping and sequencing, and
- the statistical methods for data analysis.
Who might be interested?
The Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate is ideal for students seeking advanced coursework for professional development in the bioinformatics, computational biology, molecular biology and genomics fields, as well as in the biotechnology, healthcare or pharmaceutical industries.
To earn the Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate, you must complete 12 credit hours of coursework.
All courses are conducted in the classroom on Temple’s Main Campus in Philadelphia, in close proximity to its state-of-the-art labs and research centers. This is a part-time certificate program only, and coursework is typically completed over two semesters. You have up to two years to complete the certificate.