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

Discovering Healthcare Solutions Through Data Analysis

The online Master of Science in Data Science concentration in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics* at Lewis University is tailored for students so they are able to better understand computational biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology research, and life science data mining. This program is unlike any other in the nation and features a large focus on Biology. The research intensive graduate program is designed and taught by Lewis’s Department of Biology.**

Once you have completed the online Master of Science 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 pulled from a variety of cutting edge sources
  • Develop solutions for data management projects that help answer problems related to biology applications
  • Write and present an original scholarly thesis that leverages the work of other researchers to address a current issue in the data science field

Through their specialized coursework, students will use predictive analysis and data mining to interpret data sets and help physicians and researchers. This will ultimately help them make better decisions regarding public health policy, including disease modeling. Students will be required to perform research for the degree and present their findings 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. Students will do cutting edge research with data management to help prepare them for their future career in data analysis.

Graduates will work alongside faculty, which includes 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, manipulate, and utilize large quantities of data in the course of their normal work.

If you are interested in participating in state-of-the-art research in epidemiology, pharmaceutical development, or genomics, then the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics program is the perfect choice.

The Truth is in the Numbers

Lewis University's online M.S. in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics concentration is the only program of its kind to focus on biology in the United States. The program will ensure that you gain the skills to efficiently solve the problems in the life sciences that require processing and analyzing of large quantities of data. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career with a government organization, research facility, or public health department, earning your degree in Computational Biology will be of great benefit during your job search.

Earning your advanced degree in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics concentration will give you a leg up over all others seeking careers in data science.

How Can I Learn More About Lewis’s Data Science Program?

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.

**Course information effective for the Fall I 2017 term. Please consult a Graduate Admissions Counselor to determine your course schedule.