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Bioinformatics MS

A bioinformatics master’s degree that explores bioinformatics algorithms, molecular modeling, and machine learning and data mining. 

Program skills

In laboratory exercises and assignments, students learn to sequence DNA and use computer programs to analyze DNA sequences and predict molecular models.

Program facilities equipment

The Bioinformatics program maintains a server room with systems dedicated to and accessible by students for coursework and research projects. We frequently update our hardware, software, and other resources. Our systems include a combination of storage and database servers. Additionally, we maintain local copies of common bioinformatics databases and software to ensure that our students have access to the latest versions.

Program job titles reported

Researcher; Business Intelligence Developer; Computational Biologist; Bioinformatics Software Engineer; RD Bioinformatics and Laboratory Researcher; Innovation Consultant; Associate Software Engineer

Select program hiring partners

Essex Asset Management Group Inc, Nypro Healthcare, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center

100%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

83.30%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 100.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

What makes an RIT science and math education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete science and math co-ops and gain real-world experience that sets you apart. Co-ops in the College of Science include cooperative education and internship experiences in industry and health care settings, as well as research in an academic, industry, or national lab. These are not only possible at RIT, but are passionately encouraged.

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.

National Labs Career Fair

Hosted by RIT’s Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, the National Labs Career Fair is an annual event that brings representatives to campus from the United States’ federally funded research and development labs. These national labs focus on scientific discovery, clean energy development, national security, technology advancements, and more. Students are invited to attend the career fair to network with lab professionals, learn about opportunities, and interview for co-ops, internships, research positions, and full-time employment.