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Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics
- Admissions Requirements and Procedures -

To be eligible, students must be have good standing in an appropriate biological or medical science graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The program has the following course prerequisites: Math 222 (Calculus) or approved equivalent and Computer Sciences 367 (Programming and Data Structures) or approved equivalent.

All program and graduate school submission requirements must be received before application can be considered.

Deadline for Receipt of Application Materials

October 15 (for Spring Semester)
March 1 (for Fall Semester)

 

United States and Permanent Resident Applicant

Submit to Bioinformatics Admissions Committee
Submit to Graduate School
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of purpose (one-page essay)
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Photocopy of Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts or academic records
  • List of awards, honors, and/or publications
  • GRE scores (will also accept MCAT)*
No additional application required for Graduate Certificate.
SEND TO:
    Bioinformatics Certificate Admissions Committee
    Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
    C/O Whitney Sweeney
    Box 4675 Clinical Science Center
    600 Highland Ave
    Madison, WI 53792

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* May be waived if applicant holds qualifying Ph.D. or M.D.. In such cases, applicants should submit a written explanation of their background in computer science or related disciplines.

United States, Permanent Resident Applicant, International Students

Submit to Bioinformatics Admissions Committee
Submit to Graduate School
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of purpose (one-page essay)
  • 1 letter of recommendation
  • Photocopy of Graduate School application
  • Official transcripts or academic records from each institution attended in the original language with official English translations. Official certification of degrees and dates awarded including seals and signatures in ink from the institution’s authorized official in original language and English.
  • List of awards, honors, and/or publications
  • GRE scores (will also accept MCAT)*
No additional application required for Graduate Certificate.
SEND TO:
    Bioinformatics Certificate Admissions Committee
    Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
    C/O Whitney Sweeney
    Box 4675 Clinical Science Center
    600 Highland Ave
    Madison, WI 53792
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* May be waived if applicant holds qualifying Ph.D. or M.D.. In such cases, applicants should submit a written explanation of their background in computer science or related disciplines.

Any Questions?

Staff contact: Whitney Sweeney at telephone: 608-262-9184 or email:

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Faculty Contact: Mark Craven at telephone 608-265-8627 or email

 
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