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50 Masters Programs in Bioinformatics

Often undertaken soon after graduating college, a master's degree is a path of study that allows students to further their education and gain valuable career skills in the field of their choice. Depending on one's career goals, a master's degree can be essential to demonstrating a high level of knowledge and experience in a given field.   What is a Master in Bioinformatics? Bioinformatics is… Read more

Often undertaken soon after graduating college, a master's degree is a path of study that allows students to further their education and gain valuable career skills in the field of their choice. Depending on one's career goals, a master's degree can be essential to demonstrating a high level of knowledge and experience in a given field.

What is a Master in Bioinformatics? Bioinformatics is the intersection of many different disciplines, most notably biology, math and engineering. The general purpose of this field is to utilize computer and statistical models in order to map and interpret biological data. Every program is unique, but all seek to produce successful researchers and scientists. As a result, coursework usually includes a fair amount of lab experience and intensive biological study. Students who are interested in enrolling in a bioinformatics program should be aware that many schools have a long list of prerequisite courses.

A Master in Bioinformatics is an advantageous degree because of the high level of specialization the curriculum involves. Students graduate as experts in the field and are fully ready to begin careers that would not be possible without the degree. Indeed, for many professions within the realm of biological research, a master's degree is absolutely essential.

When it comes to bioinformatics, programs can vary greatly in cost. By contacting schools on an individual basis, students can have all of their questions answered regarding registration fees and enrollment costs.

There are countless ways in which a graduate of a master's of bioinformatics can apply their degree in terms of careers. The varied curriculum and lab experience that most programs involve set graduates up to thrive as research biologists, bioengineers and operations researchers. Different programs often allow students to specialize within bioinformatics to focus on one of its many areas of study, such as networks analysis and genetics. By choosing to focus the degree in this way, a student gains valuable knowledge and experience that is specific to that particular branch of bioinformatics, and thereby builds a firm foundation for a career in that area.

Students interested in learning more about the many Master in Bioinformatics programs available can begin by searching through our database of worldwide schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins MS in Bioinformatics program will immerse you in the topics and applied methods of computational modeling, molecular biology, systems biology, structural bio ... +

The Johns Hopkins MS in Bioinformatics program will immerse you in the topics and applied methods of computational modeling, molecular biology, systems biology, structural biology, proteomics, genomic sequencing and genomic analysis, microarrays and microarray analysis. Drawing upon the strengths of the Johns Hopkins' Biotechnology and Engineering, the program creates a rigorous bioinformatics curriculum that brings together the computer science, biosciences and bioinformatics disciplines. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland

Life Sciences is one of the strategic research fields at the University of Helsinki. The multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI)integrates resea ... +

Life Sciences is one of the strategic research fields at the University of Helsinki. The multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI)integrates research excellence and research infrastructures in the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE). As a student, you will gain access to active research communities on three campuses: Kumpula, Viikki, and Meilahti. The unique combination of study opportunities tailored from the offering of the three campuses provides an attractive educational profile. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Finnish, Swedish
Aug 2023
04 Jan 2023
Campus
 
University of Verona
Verona, Italy

The Master’s degree in Medical Bioinformatics prepares graduates for a career at the management and supervisory level in the design, development, maintenance, and management o ... +

The Master’s degree in Medical Bioinformatics prepares graduates for a career at the management and supervisory level in the design, development, maintenance, and management of information systems in medicine, biology, and health systems. In particular, this program will equip graduates with specific skills in the following areas: complex biomedical software in the field of scientific and technological innovation for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes; complex information systems for the management of clinical and bioinformatics databases; software for processing medical and biological data in clinical decision support systems; health information systems with heterogeneous and complex architectures; visual interfaces for bioinformatics. The program, which is entirely taught in English, provides a theoretical foundation and the methodological and technological multi- and inter-disciplinary knowledge to address issues related to the design, analysis, and development of intelligent systems in medical informatics and complex bioinformatics. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
03 Oct 2022
Campus
 

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University of Birmingham Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians is on the rise. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually a ... +

It is no surprise that the worldwide demand for bioinformaticians is on the rise. Between 2020 and 2027 the global bioinformatics market is set to increase by 13.4% annually as biological and clinical institutions and businesses seek to deliver more effective and efficient data-based services1. The University of Birmingham’s Online MSc Bioinformatics will help you to take advantage of these new opportunities by developing your understanding of complex data sets and how to interact with them. -
MSc
Part-time
30 months
English
Online
 
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Enormous amounts of biological data are generated in medicine, biochemistry and biology. This creates a high demand for talented, experienced graduates from biology, statistic ... +

Enormous amounts of biological data are generated in medicine, biochemistry and biology. This creates a high demand for talented, experienced graduates from biology, statistics and computer science with knowledge in bioinformatics. In the Master’s programme in Bioinformatics at Lund University, students with different educational backgrounds come together and learn the tools to analyse biological data using computational methods. The programme is well suited for anyone who wants to work as a bioinformatician in the future or apply bioinformatics tools in their work and research. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

This Master's programme will be a deep dive in bioinformatics data analysis, modelling and simulating biocomplexity. In two years, you will learn the theoretical basis and fun ... +

This Master's programme will be a deep dive in bioinformatics data analysis, modelling and simulating biocomplexity. In two years, you will learn the theoretical basis and fundamental techniques relevant for bioinformatics and/or biocomplexity. Additionally, you will learn to apply, modify and redevelop these methods to answer complex biological research questions. We will use state of the art research directly from our community as the basis for our lectures, assignments and internships. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
Universitat de Vic
Barcelona, Spain +1 More

The aim of the Master is to produce well-trained professionals in Bioinformatics and Omics Data Analysis who after graduation would be able to perform efficient and rigorous a ... +

The aim of the Master is to produce well-trained professionals in Bioinformatics and Omics Data Analysis who after graduation would be able to perform efficient and rigorous analysis of large amounts of genetic and molecular data in a wide range of applications. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology is a joint degree program from VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Courses are taught at both universities. VU and UvA joint ... +

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology is a joint degree program from VU Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam (UvA). Courses are taught at both universities. VU and UvA jointly issue a degree to graduates. As a Bioinformatics and Systems Biology student in Amsterdam, you benefit from the expertise, networks, and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Sep 2022
Campus
 
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup, Australia

This course provides students with skills and experience in bioinformatics, focusing on omics science, computer programming, applied mathematics and statistics.

This course provides students with skills and experience in bioinformatics, focusing on omics science, computer programming, applied mathematics and statistics. -
Master Master
Full-time
Part-time
4 semesters
English
Campus
Online
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

Explore the unique combination of biotechnology, programming, and computational mathematics to combat illness and create novel technologies for industry.

Explore the unique combination of biotechnology, programming, and computational mathematics to combat illness and create novel technologies for industry. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, USA

To better understand and improve life, students in the master’s degree program at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI learn to analyze biologic ... +

To better understand and improve life, students in the master’s degree program at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI learn to analyze biological data and apply the analytical skills and those analyses to pioneering research and industry challenges. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

This Master programme enables students to acquire deeper knowledge in biosciences taking into account new computational and high-throughput experimental technologies. This inv ... +

This Master programme enables students to acquire deeper knowledge in biosciences taking into account new computational and high-throughput experimental technologies. This involves the handling of large amounts of data and thus bioinformatics and network analysis are essential elements in this modern education in biosciences. Systems Biology (an extension of Biochemistry and Physiology) wants to understand and model systems: individual cells, organs and whole organisms on the basis of their constituting molecules. It integrates established disciplines in Biosciences and renovates them for the challenges of the future. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2022
Campus
 
University of Skövde
Norrmalm, Sweden

Would you like to be involved in the development of the healthcare and medicine of tomorrow? The cross-disciplinary Bioinformatics Master’s program combines biology with IT to ... +

Would you like to be involved in the development of the healthcare and medicine of tomorrow? The cross-disciplinary Bioinformatics Master’s program combines biology with IT tools derived from the field of computer science. The aim of this study program is to provide you with a range of specialist skills within the field of bioinformatics -
Master
Full-time
English
16 Jan 2023
15 Aug 2022
Campus
 
La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia

This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers ... +

This is a unique laboratory-based course that aims to equip you with the skills youll need to succeed in the rapidly developing field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers key elements of biotechnology and the manipulation of molecular biological data. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Carnegie Mellon University - Mellon College of Science
Pittsburgh, USA

The study of Biology is undergoing a revolution driven by new technologies that enable scientists to generate extensive amounts of data. For example, the costs of sequencing n ... +

The study of Biology is undergoing a revolution driven by new technologies that enable scientists to generate extensive amounts of data. For example, the costs of sequencing nucleic acids have dropped dramatically, resulting in unprecedented amounts of genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 semesters
English
Aug 2022
Campus