Earn Your Bachelor's Degree in Bioinformatics

The bachelor鈥檚 degree in Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary major combining courses in biology, computer science, mathematics, and chemistry. Students utilize knowledge from these four disciplines to solve modern problems related to biology and medicine. In bioinformatics, complex genomic and proteomic data are analyzed with computational approaches resulting in novel discoveries furthering the understanding of human health and other organisms. This program is designed to prepare majors to excel in jobs in industry or enter graduate programs in bioinformatics or related disciplines.

What are some career options?

  • Bioinformatics scientist
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Biostatistician
  • Microbiologist
  • Digital health product manager
  • Biomedical data scientist

What are some courses I will take?

  • BIOL 3310/3110鈥擥enetics and Genetics Lab
  • BIOL 4374鈥擝ioinformatics
  • BIOL 4185鈥擝ioinformatics Research Capstone
  • CHEM 4430鈥擝iochemistry
  • MATH 1330 & 2330鈥擟alculus I & II
  • CISC 4327鈥擠atabase Theory and Application

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Why choose to study Bioinformatics at UMHB?

Bioinformatics majors have the opportunity to conduct independent research under the guidance of a 九色视频faculty member. Students present their research at regional conferences and may publish in regional publications.

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