The Master’s Degree Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of South Florida represents a multi-college partnership and a truly interdisciplinary collaboration. The major is designed to meet the increasing demand for trained people in this emerging area, which crosses the traditional fields of biological, mathematical and computer sciences. The major, therefore, builds on and complements the current strengths of the university. The goal of the Master’s Degree Program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology is to provide students enrolled in the major with high quality training and education that will prepare them for careers in science, industry, health care and education. The curriculum has been designed accordingly and provides the theoretical background, the practical training and, with the internships, the “real life” experience, which will equip students with the essential tools for a successful career in the field.
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements, as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.
• Completed pre-requisite prior training in biological sciences, chemistry, and engineering
• Two (2) letters of recommendation
• Required Supplemental Information Form
• Statement of Purpose
If an applicant is an international applicant a course-by-course transcript evaluation will also be required.
Application Procedures - https://www.usf.edu/admissions/graduate/admission-information/index.aspx