The biotechnology industry is rapidly growing. There is a need for more scientists with skills in bioinformatics. You will acquire practical knowledge and skills in analyzing and evaluating large and complex data sets. Courses will support the development of your expertise in experimental design, use and modification of bioinformatic computational analysis methods, and increase your experience in employing these skills. Training in the evaluation and communication of your results is emphasized throughout the certificate. The Applied Bioinformatics certificate course delivery is flexible, asynchronous, and online. Keep your day job and apply now to move forward into a career in bioinformatics.
The Online Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics is offered through the established collaborative online M.S. in Applied Biotechnology Program. Collaborative Partners include; UW-Whitewater, UW-Green Bay, UW-Madison, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Parkside, UW-Platteville, and UW-Stevens Point.
The certificate in Applied Bioinformatics is a fully online, asynchronous curriculum comprised of 4 three-credit courses (12 credits total).
To qualify for admission to the certificate program in good standing, you must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution with an overall grade point average (G.P.A.) of 3.0 or above. Program prerequisite will include General Biology with lab.
We want to make sure your application to the online Applied Bioinformatics Certificate goes smoothly. If you have questions about the application and admission process, contact the UW-Whitewater Academic Advisor: Dr. Kris Curran, firstname.lastname@example.org, 262-472-5144.
The online Applied Bioinformatics certificate program at UW-Whitewater is a superior value at $850 USD per credit for the 2023-24 academic year — whether you are a Wisconsin resident, an out-of-state student, or an international student.
If you compare our graduate tuition to others, you will find that this per-credit price is quite reasonable.
What creates this value?
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Students enrolled in the Graduate certificate programs are not federal aid eligible.
Students completing a certificate with a degree program may be eligible for financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or employment. All of these make up a “Financial Aid Package” and may be offered singly or in various combinations. Since funds are limited, priority for aid is based on financial need and how promptly applications are filed. For more information, please reach out directly to the Financial Aid department.