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Bioinformatics MS

Explore the unique combination of biotechnology, programming, and computational mathematics to combat illness and create novel technologies for industry.

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

Senior Analyst/Programmer; Associate Systems Analyst; Bioinformaticist; Bioinformatics Analyst; Bioinformatics Engineer; Developer; Computational Biologist; Research Technician; Software Engineer

Select program hiring partners

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

Industries


  • Biotech and Life Sciences

  • Medical Devices

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Health Care

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.).

100%

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 75.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 25.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 75.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 25.00%
Alternative Plans 0%