Brandeis University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
53500 USD/year
53500 USD/year
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Biotechnology and Bioinformatics at Brandeis University organizations are increasingly viewing bioinformatics as an integral part of their research processes.


As Bioinformatics at Brandeis University industries seek to make use of vast amounts of genomic data and produce more complex and accurate biological models, they are relying more and more on bioinformatics’ mathematical, statistical and computational methods.

Learning outcomes

Designed for working professionals looking to advance their careers along with their educational goals, our online MS in Bioinformatics stands apart because it equips students to:

  • Develop bioinformatics tools through modeling, prediction and optimization.
  • Develop scripts and programs to manipulate data and solve bioinformatics problems.
  • Apply methods of statistical genetics to detect disease in experimental and human populations.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Bioinformatics Scripting and Programming
  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Biological Sequence Analysis
  • R for Biomedical Informatics
  • Mathematical Modeling for Bioinformatics
  • Statistical Genetics
  • Molecular Biology, Genetics and Disease
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Computational Systems Biology
  • Cheminformatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    53500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.


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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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