Learn how to process biological data from scientific research, such as large-scale genomics and other molecular and biological datasets, using computation and analysis tools. Courses are completed entirely online, an ideal format for busy professionals.
4 Courses. 12 Credits. 100% Online. The Graduate Certificate in Applied Bioinformatics will teach you the specialized data science skills required to process and analyze large-scale biological data sets.
- Experimental Design and Analysis in Biotechnology
- Python for Bioinformatics
- Bioinformatic Inquiry
- Applications of Bioinformatics
It is possible to complete a certificate in one year; however, based on work and life commitments, you may decide to take longer. Degree-seeking students in the Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology may choose to earn the certificate as an additional credential.
Professionals currently working in biotechnology and related settings, or healthcare and other data science occupations, who are seeking career advancement. The certificate program is an ideal way to expand your skills and knowledge of bioinformatics in a flexible, online format.
“Bioinformatics represents the marriage of science and computing. Our capacity to generate large amounts of data is greater than ever, and the ability to organize and access that information blazes a trail to discovery.” —Mark E. Levenstein, Academic Director, MS in Applied Biotechnology, UW-Platteville
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The University of Wisconsin is one of the largest and most widely respected public higher education systems in the country. By partnering with all UW System campuses to offer online degrees and certificates, students of UW Extended Campus programs receive a quality University of Wisconsin education—no matter where they live and work.
University of Wisconsin Applied Biotechnology is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and