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The graduate certificate in bioinformatics and computational biology (BCB) will provide graduate students who are pursuing graduate degrees in other areas with recognition for taking multiple courses of the BCB curriculum, and thus building a strong foundation in bioinformatics and computational biology.

Students will take a total of 12 credits of coursework from the BCB curriculum and earn a letter grade of B or higher in each course.

The three BCB core courses (3 credits each):

One of the depth courses listed on the under Focus Area Courses.  It must be a course in an area different than the student's disciplinary focus. This fourth course will have to be approved by the BCB director or other members of the BCB Governing Board.

To Enroll

To enroll, please refer to the College of Graduate Studies certificate program application instructions.

Current graduate-degree-seeking University of Idaho students should submit the Academic Certificate Declaration on page 2 of the Change of Curriculum form to the BCB program coordinator for director approval.


Physical Address:
Brink Hall 300

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1103
Moscow, ID 83844-1103

Phone: 208-885-6742

Fax: 208-885-5843


Web: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology