Master of Science (M.S.) Program in Bioinformatics


PDF iconAcademic MS Bioinformatics Plan of Study

Please check the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College for a complete description of the M.S. guidelines and requirements of the Graduate College. The requirements described here are in addition to the university-wide requirements for master’s degrees.

The M.S. program in the Bioinformatics subprogram offers an M.S. non-thesis option and requires completion of a minimum of 31 course semester hours beyond the bachelor’s degree, consisting of 12 hours of core Bioinformatics coursework, 1 seminar hour in Ethical Research, 6 hours in Grad Statistics coursework and 12 hours of Elective course work to tailor your degree to your interests.

Advising: Students will be assigned an academic faculty advisor upon admission to the program.

M.S. Non Thesis – Final Exam Procedures:

The student will need to fill out the Graduate College plan of study form, have it signed by the advisor and send it to the IGPI program coordinator (