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Earn your Bioinformatics master’s degree 100% online from one of the country’s top universities

Engage with instructors and classmates to study genomic data, produce complex models of biological processes, and adapt information technology to research and create solutions. Enhance your career as a biologist, research associate, bioinformatics scientist, or biostatistician.

GRE or GMAT Not Required
Take up to 2 classes before applying
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Bioinformatics Lab

Why Bioinformatics at Brandeis?

  • Begin your studies whether your background is in biology, technology, or another area entirely.
  • Develop skills to impact biological research and search for new drugs.
  • Exploit information technology to analyze and model complex data sets.
  • Perform a novel research project in computational biology, publishing findings in a peer-reviewed journal.
  • Experience an intensive, accelerated molecular biology lab course on the Brandeis campus in our state-of-the-art science center (optional).

Benefits of Online Learning with GPS

  • Learn Online with Confidence.

    GPS has been applying best practices in online course delivery for more than a decade.

  • Engage in Small Classes (Capped at 20).

  • Collaborate with Experienced Instructors.

    Industry experts develop course material and actively engage in class discussions.

  • Participate When Convenient for Your Schedule.

    With a set weekly pace, discussion posts and assignments are due through the course week.

  • Receive Personal Support.

    You’ll have a dedicated academic support system from the start of your time with GPS.

  • Experience Brandeis Standards of Excellence.

    Assured through layers of program/course reviews and validated by external professional advisory board members.

Take the Next Step in Your Career

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Our Students Say

"As I progressed through the curriculum at Brandeis, my newfound knowledge was noticed and appreciated at work. My manager was surprised at my ability to clearly understand and troubleshoot technical issues that had stumped other members of our team."
- Megan Olvera, class of 2015

"Iʼve got a demanding job and a family, and do not have a set schedule across an entire term. GPS courses give me flexibility to do the work when I can, rather than being stuck to a set schedule."
- George Dowd, GPS Student

Our students and alumni work at some of the leading companies in the world:

  • Amgen
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Interactive Data Corporation
  • Mass General Hospital
  • MIT
  • Novartis
  • The MITRE Corporation
  • U.S Laboratories
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Xtal Biostructures