Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Bioinformatics Certificate

24 months
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1567 USD/credit 9402 USD/year
1205 USD/credit 7230 USD/year
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Understand how to analyze complex biological data with the Graduate Bioinformatics Certificate in Temple University's College of Science and Technology. 


This 12-credit-hour Bioinformatics Certificate course at Temple University, interdisciplinary certificate is tailored to give students a solid grounding in the growing field of bioinformatics, which uses computer programming to interpret biological data in medical research. 

Future Career

Graduates with a bioinformatics background are in high demand due to their knowledge of computational and statistical methods for researching problems in biology and medicine.

Investigate the latest discoveries in biochemistry, biophysics and genomics. You’ll also study

  • the computational and experimental methods used in protein structure determination and molecular modeling,
  • gene inheritance and gene expression,  
  • genome mapping and sequencing, and
  • the statistical methods for data analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Genomics,
  • Scripting for Sciences and Business, and
  • Structural Bioinformatics I and II.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Goals Statement: your statement should be 500 to 1,000 words in length and include your specific interest in Temple's program, as well as your research and future career goals and your previous academic and research achievements.
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9402 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1567 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1205 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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