Nov 30, 2020  
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2013-2015 
Ohio University Graduate Catalog 2013-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Bioinformatics Certificate

Certificate code CTBING
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
329 Stocker Center
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1568
Fax: 740.593.0007
Lonnie Welch, certificate coordinator/contact person

Program Overview: Students complete an interdisciplinary program in biology and computer science leading to a certificate in bioinformatics.

Admissions Policy: Graduate students should have an undergraduate background in both computer science and biology. Students should have completed, at the undergraduate level, courses in general biology, genetics, calculus, discrete mathematics, statistics, and computer programming. Students not currently enrolled in a graduate program must fulfill the following requirements: (i) earned a bachelor’s or advanced degree from an accredited college or university, (ii) a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or an earned graduate or professional degree.

Change Policy: No selective or limited admission requirements.

Transfer Policy: No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities: The medical, pharmaceutical, and agricultural industries have a need for students trained in bioinformatics. Many opportunities exist in these industries for students with the appropriate background.

Certificate Hours Requirements

The bioinformatics certificate program requires a minimum of 19 hours.

Core Biology

Students take a core of graduate biology courses. Students take two courses: one biochemistry course and one additional course:

Bioinformatics Specialty Courses

Complete the following two bioinformatics courses: