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Biotechnology with a Specialization in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology

University of Houston Clear Lake

12 months
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19077 USD/year
19077 USD/year
9798 USD/year
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About

At University of Houston Clear Lake, you can earn a Master of Science in Biotechnology with a Specialization in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology to obtain the crucial experience you need to advance your career in modern biomedical research.

Overview

Through advances in the areas of genomics, proteomics and biomedical imaging, there is an increased need for highly qualified specialists who possess the skill to analyze biological data and build integrated models of biological systems and use them to create real-world strategies that will help prevent or treat disease. 

Computing is a Key Skill Set in the 21st Century

  • Job prospects within this field are rapidly widening, supported by the pharmaceutical and biotech industries who are looking for skilled scientists able to interpret existing genomics data and use it to uncover new drug therapies. 
  • This Biotechnology with a Specialization in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology degree from University of Houston Clear Lake will put you at the forefront of a growing field in which you’ll occupy a key role in expanding the intersection between computation and biology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bacterial Taxonomy and Biotechnology Laboratory 
  • Stem Cell Biotechnology 
  • Plant Genomic Analysis 
  • Marine Biotechnology Seminar 
  • Environmental Biotechnology 
  • Proteomics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA
  • GRE Total Score of 290 (140 Verbal + 150 Quantitative)
  • If GRE below 290 or if not submitted, submit 3 letters of recommendation, personal research statement, and a resume.
  • GRE Essay of 3.5
  • Additional Requirements – Undergraduate degree in Biology or related field

Tuition Fee

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    19077 USD/year
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  • National

    19077 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9798 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9798 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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