Ideal for :

  • Bioinformatics researchers, in academia or in industry
  • Medical professionals such as physicians or genetic counselors
  • Biologists who employ computational methods
  • Bioinformatics engineers who create the computational methods to use in science research
  • Core facilities researchers at scientific institutions
  • Software developers who develop new algorithms and tools for bioinformatics research
  • Educators or PhDs interested in pursuing a teaching career in tandem with research
  • Data analysts who want to focus on scientific applications
Program Format

Courses are offered in classroom and online.

Credit Required

16 units: 9 units of required credit and 7 units of elective credit

Program Duration

Most courses take between 4 - 10 weeks to complete. Certificate, if pursued full-time, can take a year

Approximate Program Cost


(Program costs are higher for F-1 students.)