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Bioinformatics

In a world where medical and biological science are unfolding in real time, those with training in bioinformatics will stand out in today's competitive job market.

Use AI to Understand Complex Biomedical Data

In a world where medical and biological science are unfolding in real time, persons with training in bioinformatics are necessary. Bioinformatics is the use of computer technology to analyze and enhance understanding of complex biological and biomedical data. The bioinformatics graudate certificate will prepare you to employ computational and mathematical models for biological data analysis, decision-making and visualization.

You will not only succeed, but become a leader in medical and biological science to solve the challenges of the future. Available to students across many graduate programs at USD, programs of greater interest are biology, biomedical engineering and computer science. Students in health-related programs would also benefit from this program as there is a strong need for biological data analysts to interpret data, make decisions and visualize output.

Think critically across disciplines, solve practical problems and use of computer technology to analyze and enhance understanding of complex biological and biomedical data.


Degrees & Offerings

Bioinformatics

Certificate
  Online and Vermillion Main Campus

Learn to use computer technology (AI) to analyze and enhance your understanding of complex biological and biomedical data. This 12-credit hour graduate certificate in bioinformatics focuses on new tools for biomedical engineering and biology-related projects to interpret data, make decisions and visualize output.

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We're committed to bringing our knowledge to you. USD serves the largest number of online students in the state of South Dakota. With competitive online tuition rates, we offer the same price whether you’re out-of-state or an in-state resident.
 

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Surprisingly Affordable

Whether you’ve recently completed your undergraduate degree, or you want to kick your career up a notch, graduate school is the next logical step. The good news is there is funding for both online and on-campus students to get you through your program. 
Resident & WRGP
MN Residents
Non-Resident
Tuition (9 cr.)
3061.35
4398.75
5886.45
Fees (9 cr.)
497.7
497.7
497.7
Books (estimate)
360
360
360

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