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Online M.S. in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Concentration

Discover Healthcare Solutions Through Data Analysis

The online Master of Science in Data Science concentration in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics* at Lewis University is designed to give you an understanding of computational biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology research and life sciences data mining. The concentration is taught by the university's Department of Biology.

Upon completion of the online M.S. in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics concentration, you will be prepared to:

  • Explain how data science techniques can be used to solve problems related to the bioinformatics using data from a variety of sources
  • Develop solutions for data management projects that help solve problems related to biology applications
  • Write and present an original scholarly thesis that leverages the work of other researchers to address a current issue

Through their coursework, students will use predictive analysis and data mining to interpret data sets and help physicians and researchers make better decisions regarding disease modeling and public health policy. Students will have the opportunity to write and present scholarly research in the form of a master's thesis.

Is a Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Program Right for Me?

Lewis University’s Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Concentration is a challenging interdisciplinary program that combines data mining, data visualization, predictive analysis, and data management. Graduates will work alongside scientists and medical professionals to help them conduct important research. Alternatively, those currently working in the life sciences will find that obtaining a graduate degree in Data Science provides them with the technical ability to skillfully manage and manipulate large quantities of data in the course of their normal work.

If you are interested in participating in cutting-edge research in epidemiology, pharmaceutical development, or genomics, then the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics program could be the perfect choice.

The Truth In Numbers

Lewis University's online M.S. in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics concentration, which is the only program of its kind to focus on biology, ensures that you gain the skills to efficiently solve the problems in the life sciences that require processing and analyzing of large quantities of data. Starting the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics concentration now will put you far ahead of many others seeking careers in data science.

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Take charge of your career today and gain an understanding of data analysis with Lewis University. Call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor or click here to request more information.

*Formerly known as Concentration for Life Sciences.