Our cutting-edge research involves collecting and analyzing biological, medical, and health information for use in a broad range of settings to promote wellness and benefit society. Projects include using data to develop health indicators and improve patient outcomes; facilitate new knowledge about drug interactions; enhance precision in reviewing medical literature; and combat misinformation.
Prepare for a successful career in managing biological information
The explosion of biological information has created a critical demand for professionals who can turn this data into useful knowledge. When you earn the MS in Bioinformatics with our Information Sciences (IS) Concentration, you'll be prepared for a promising career in managing biological information and creating systems to optimize its use.
Benefit from an interdisciplinary education
As a professional school specializing in the information sciences, the iSchool is one of four campus units to offer the MS in Bioinformatics. This cutting-edge degree allows you to take interdisciplinary courses across campus and prepares you for work as an analyst or researcher in a variety of specialties, including molecular biology, environmental biology, and biomedicine.