Bioinformatics, M.Sc. | University of Georgia | Athens, United States
24 months
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24676 USD/year
24676 USD/year
8698 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Bioinformatics graduate degree program at the University of Georgia is to train and mentor students as bioinformaticians to join the work force of biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, private and government research labs, and academia. 

Overview

About this Degree

The Institute of Bioinformatics at the University of Georgia educates and prepares graduate students to attain mastery and leadership in bioinformatics research and its applications to contribute to the advancement of this new interdisciplinary field. Graduate students pursue research-oriented programs of study leading to the Ph.D. or M.S. degrees.

Graduate students matriculating in this program will be directed and mentored by faculty members from multiple departments and disciplines. The research in the Institute of Bioinformatics covers a wide spectrum of bioinformatics research in the areas of microbial, fungal, plant, and animal genomics, structural genomics, biomedical (e.g., cancer) genomics, glycogenomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, and pharmacological informatics, using computational, statistical, and experimental technologies.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Georgia (UGA) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Advanced Methods for Biological Data Analyses
  • Functional Genomics
  • Applied Genome Analysis
  • Systems Biology
  • Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
  • Case studies in Systems Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete application includes transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 letters of recommendation. 
  • The personal statement should detail your research experience and career interests.  
  • Submit the CV/Resume and Personal Statement to the IOB Graduate Coordinator and send other application materials to the UGA Graduate School.  
  • NOTE: GRE is not required but accepted as supplemental application material.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24676 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24676 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8698 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8698 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

720 - 1170 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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