Bioinformatics: Bioengineering, MS

for the Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Bioengineering Concentration


For additional details and requirements for all degrees, please refer to the department's Graduate Studies Web site and the Graduate College Handbook

Thesis Option1

BIOE 599Thesis Research (min applied toward degree)4
BIOE 504Analytical Methods in Bioeng4
or BIOE 505 Computational Bioengineering
Computer Science and Informatics (choose one)4
Database Systems
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Algorithms
Perl & UNIX for Bioinformatics
Database Design and Prototyping
Research and Inquiry for Youth
Statistical Computing
Statistical Data Management
Advanced Data Analysis
Data Science Foundations
Computational Statistics
Fundamental Bioinformatics (choose one) 4
Applied Bioinformatics
Statistical Genomics
Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics & Systems Biol
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Principles of Systematics
Computing in Molecular Biology
Biology (choose one)4
Human Genetics
Applied Animal Genetics
Population Genetics
Introduction to Biophysics
Biomolecular Physics
Advanced Plant Genetics
Genomics for Plant Improvement
Chromosomes
Molecular Marker Data Analyses
Plant Gene Regulation
Cancer Cell Biology
Introductory Biochemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Advanced Molecular Genetics
One course in systems biology from departmental list3
Elective Courses9
Total Hours32

Non-Thesis Option1

BIOE 504Analytical Methods in Bioeng4
or BIOE 505 Computational Bioengineering
Computer Science and Informatics (choose one)4
Database Systems
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Algorithms
Perl & UNIX for Bioinformatics
Database Design and Prototyping
Research and Inquiry for Youth
Statistical Computing
Statistical Data Management
Advanced Data Analysis
Data Science Foundations
Computational Statistics
Fundamental Bioinformatics (choose one) 4
Applied Bioinformatics
Statistical Genomics
Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics & Systems Biol
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Principles of Systematics
Computing in Molecular Biology
Biology (choose one)4
Human Genetics
Applied Animal Genetics
Population Genetics
Introduction to Biophysics
Biomolecular Physics
Advanced Plant Genetics
Genomics for Plant Improvement
Chromosomes
Molecular Marker Data Analyses
Plant Gene Regulation
Cancer Cell Biology
Introductory Biochemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Advanced Molecular Genetics
One course in systems biology from departmental list3
Elective Courses17
Total Hours36

1Other Requirements

Other Requirements and Conditions may overlap
A concentration is required.
A minimum of 12 500-level credit hours overall applied toward the degree, with 8 hours being Bioengineering courses; a maximum of 2 hours of seminar courses can be counted to towards these 12 hours.
The non-thesis option is only available with permission of the advisor. Requirements include an additional 8 hours of elective courses which, with the approval of an advisor, may include supervised research experiences including internships and projects.
Minimum GPA: 3.0