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38 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
 
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
 
Cranfield University
Cranfield , United Kingdom

Over the past few years, Bioinformatics has become the most exciting field in biology. This Bioinformatics MSc course provides a unique hands-on learning experience in bioinfo ... +

Over the past few years, Bioinformatics has become the most exciting field in biology. This Bioinformatics MSc course provides a unique hands-on learning experience in bioinformatics skills, by combining the latest advances in analysing high-throughput genomic, transcriptomic and metabolomics data. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 

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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 2021
15 Jan 2021
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
 
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia , USA

USciences is proud to have been the first bioinformatics degree program in Pennsylvania, and our unique program is ideal for international students.

USciences is proud to have been the first bioinformatics degree program in Pennsylvania, and our unique program is ideal for international students. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast , United Kingdom

Bioinformatics is developing software and algorithms to interrogate 'Big Data', now at the heart of medical research, discovery and practice. The past decade has seen enormous ... +

Bioinformatics is developing software and algorithms to interrogate 'Big Data', now at the heart of medical research, discovery and practice. The past decade has seen enormous advances in molecular and biomedical technology resulting in the ‘omics’ revolution. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
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
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 programme combines biology with IT ... +

Would you like to be involved in the development of the healthcare and medicine of tomorrow? The cross-disciplinary Bioinformatics Master’s programme combines biology with IT tools derived from the field of computer science. The aim of this study programme is to provide you with a range of specialist skills within the field of bioinformatics -
Master
Full-time
English
18 Jan 2021
Campus
 
University of Luxembourg Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication
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 2021
01 Apr 2021
Campus
 
Hasselt University
Hasselt , Belgium +1 More

The master program combines a solid study of principles of applied and biostatistics with up-to-date information on topics such as clinical trials, public health, longitudinal ... +

The master program combines a solid study of principles of applied and biostatistics with up-to-date information on topics such as clinical trials, public health, longitudinal data, survival analysis, genetics, survey methodology. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Universitat de Vic
Barcelona , Spain

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
 
VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Valencia , Spain

The Official Master's Degree in Bioinformatics from the International University of Valencia allows you to acquire solid knowledge and advanced practical skills in Bioinformat ... +

The Official Master's Degree in Bioinformatics from the International University of Valencia allows you to acquire solid knowledge and advanced practical skills in Bioinformatics. You will address the entire work process (search, treatment, integration and analysis of information) and you will acquire the computational bases for the development of new strategies and systems that allow you to tackle projects and complex problems in any field (research centers, medicine, agronomy , veterinary). -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Oct 2021
Online
 
Ghent University - Faculty of Sciences
Ghent , Belgium

Recent technological advances have turned biology in data-driven science. Bioinformatics is the interdisciplinary domain in which biology, computer science, statistics, mathem ... +

Recent technological advances have turned biology in data-driven science. Bioinformatics is the interdisciplinary domain in which biology, computer science, statistics, mathematics, and engineering are combined to support this data-driven approach. Bioinformatics is a booming interdisciplinary field that is driving innovation in many disciplines ranging from fundamental science in biology and computer science to applied research in biotechnology, pharma industry, medical decision making, food science, and big data analysis. -
MSc
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
University of Bologna
Bologna , Italy

The International Bologna Master in Bioinformatics addresses these questions and aims to generate knowledge and expertise in specific fields of Biology, Biotechnology, and Med ... +

The International Bologna Master in Bioinformatics addresses these questions and aims to generate knowledge and expertise in specific fields of Biology, Biotechnology, and Medicine, where it is fundamental to refer to and retrieve bio-molecular data stored in Biomedical Databases. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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