Genome Bioinformatics, M.Sc. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
24 months
49662 USD/year
49662 USD/year
29266 USD/year
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The Genome Bioinformatics at University of Pittsburgh prepares students for careers analyzing the human genome both in academia and in pharmaceutical and genomic testing industries.


About Genome Bioinformatics at University of Pittsburgh

Graduates of the program will meet the growing need for computational analysts with expertise in manipulating, annotating, and interpreting human genome data. In addition to coursework and hands-on training, students will participate in a structured internship experience in industry or other non-academic setting to provide real world exposure to genome bioinformatics and hone analytic and communication skills in preparation for entering the job market.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioinformatics Resources for Geneticists
  • Genomics Data Processing and Structure
  • Molecular Basis of Human Inherited Disease
  • Human Population Genetics
  • Genomics Data Pipelines and Tools

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. bachelor’s or graduate degree (or international equivalent) in mathematics, computer science, biology, biotechnology, or related field.
  • A course in calculus or statistics, and one course in biology, genetics, or related field.
  • Programming/coding experience as evidenced by prior coursework or work experience.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      49662 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 49662 USD per year during 24 months.
    • National

      49662 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 49662 USD per year during 24 months.
    • In-State

      29266 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 29266 USD per year during 24 months.

    Part-time: LOCAL: $1,190 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $2,031 per credit

    Living costs for Pittsburgh

    1148 - 1944 USD /month
    Living costs

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