Education in the United States

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Stanford University offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees through their Biomedical Informatics (BMI) graduate program.

The University of California at San Diego offers a Ph.D. through their program in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology.

The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside has a Graduate Program in Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics.

The University of California, Santa Cruz offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in bioinformatics.

The University of Southern California offers M.S. degrees in translational biomedical informatics and translational biotechnology through its Department of Translational Genomics.


Yale University offers a Computational Biology and Bioinformatics track as part of its Biological and Biomedical Sciences graduate program.

District of Columbia

Georgetown University Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology offers a Bioinformatics Track.


Georgia Institute of Technology Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Bioinformatics


IUPUI offers an M.S. program in bioinformatics.

Indiana University offers an M.S. in Bioinformatics.


Loyola University Chicago College of Arts in Sciences offers a B.S. in Bioinformatics.


Iowa State University offers a B.S. degree in the interdepartmental Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCBio) and a graduate degree in an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB).

University of Northern Iowa offers a B.S. in Bioinformatics.


The Jackson Lab, a world center of mouse genome informatics offers a graduate training program.


Boston University offers a graduate program and so does its partner Northeastern University. Northeastern also offers a Graduate Certificate in the subject.

Brandeis University offers a Master of Science in Bioinformatics.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell offers various degrees, from bachelor's through to Ph.D., in Bio-Cheminformatics.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers a B.S., M.S., and combined B.S./M.S. degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, a program shared between the departments of Biology/Biotechnology, Computer Science, and Mathematical Sciences.


The University of Minnesota has a Bioinformatics Summer Institute.


The University of Nebraska at Lincoln offers an Interdisciplinary Bioinformatics Specialization.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers a range of degrees in biomedical informatics and bioinformatics.

New Jersey

Stevens Institute of Technology offers a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Biology with a Bioinformatics Concentration and a Certificate in Bioinformatics.

Ramapo College in New Jersey offers a bachelor's degree in bioinformatics.

New Jersey Institute of Technology offers both a bachelor's and master's degree in bioinformatics.

New York State

The University at Buffalo has been involved in establishing a "Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics". It used to a range of courses in bioinformatics and related subjects, but all the course links seem to be dead now.

Canisius College -- also in Buffalo, NY -- has had a state-approved B.S. in Bioinformatics since 2001.

Cornell and Rockefeller Universities, together with the Sloan-Kettering Research Institute offer a "Tri-institutional program in Computational Biology and Medicine".

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has an interdisciplinary program in bioinformatics.

Rochester Institute of Technology offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in bioinformatics.

North Carolina

Duke University's [Center for Genomic and Computational Biology offers various bioinformatics programs.

The North Carolina State University offers M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in bioinformatics.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB).

UNC Charlotte offers an undergraduate minor, Professional Science Master's, graduate certificates and Ph.D. program in Bioinformatics through the Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics.


The Ohio State University offers an M.S. in Biomedical Informatics.

The University of Toledo offers a master's degree or certificate through its Program in Bioinformatics & Proteomics/Genomics (BPG).


The University of Pennsylvania offers some of the best known and longest established bioinformatics programs at bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. levels.

Georgetown University is offering bioinformatics courses.

The University of Pittsburgh now offers an undergraduate bioinformatics degree.

Carnegie Mellon University offers three degree programs: a B.S. in Computational Biology; an an M.S. in Computational Biology; and a Ph.D. program in Computational Biology (offered jointly with the University of Pittsburgh).

The Pennsylvania State University offers a Ph.D. program in Bioinformatics and Genomics.

Saint Vincent College has a bachelor of science program in Bioinformatics.


The University of Texas, El Paso offers undergraduate and graduate programs in bioinformatics.

The Gulf Coast Consortia offers training programs in bioinformatics.


George Mason University offers a Master's of Bioinformatics Management and a distance program for a Master's in Bioinformatics.

Virginia Commonwealth University offers both B.S. and M.Bin or M.S. programs in Bioinformatics, including the option to pursue both a bachelor's and master's degree in a 5 to 5 1/2 year accelerated program.

The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers departmental options in bioinformatics.


In a cooperative effort begun in 2000, ten outstanding research departments at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute offer an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Computational Molecular Biology.

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