17 months
95620 USD/year
95620 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Bioinformatics from Georgetown University is an interdisciplinary program with an emphasis in genomics, proteomics and systems biology.


The Program

The Bioinformatics program from Georgetown University is built upon the research strengths and bioinformatics infrastructure at the Protein Information Resource (PIR) and Georgetown University. It also uniquely located in the nation’s capital, home to numerous federal agencies (NIH, NCI, FDA, NIST) and 2,000 biotechnology companies.

Students will take computer-lab courses and a mandatory bioinformatics internship in order to gain comprehensive experience in applying bioinformatics research, from basic molecular sequence analysis to advanced high- throughput omics data analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Biology For Bioinformatics
  • Bioinformtics Computing
  • Bioinformatics Seminar Series 
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Application Of Biostatistics To Big Data
  • Introductory Biostatistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 17 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher
  • Unofficial Transcript(s)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic Statement of Purpose
  • Non-refundable Application Fee
  • GRE Score 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    95620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47810 USD per semester during 17 months.
  • National

    95620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47810 USD per semester during 17 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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