The explosive growth of information in the biological sciences has created a critical demand for professionals who can turn this data into useful knowledge. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Bioinformatics program at Morgan State University prepares such professionals with an interdisciplinary background blending biology and computer science. This Program provides students with a strong foundation in computer programming, biostatistics, computer visualization, computational biology, computational mathematics, and database management. Graduates are well prepared for careers in academia as well as the biotechnology, bioinformatics, pharmaceutical and drug design industries.
The M.S. in Bioinformatics curriculum offers coursework in computational biology methods, programming, and biostatistics. The Program’s electives offer students the flexibility to specialize and build broader knowledge in both the life sciences and computer sciences. Upon completion of the degree, graduates will have a solid, experience-based foundation to gain a competitive edge in this highly rewarding, high-demand field.