Degree Requirements

A minimum of 30 credits is required for the degree, excluding bridge courses. The graduate curriculum consists of five core courses and additional elective courses, with an optional thesis (six credits) or research project (three credits).


Core Courses
BNFO 601Foundations of Bioinformatics I3
BNFO 602Foundations of Bioinformatics II3
BNFO 615Data Analysis in Bioinformatics3
BNFO 644Data Mining and Management in Bioinformatics3
MATH 663Introduction to Biostatistics3
Select five of the following:15
NJIT Electives
Neural Engineering
Biomechanics of Human Structure and Motion
Advanced Physical Chemistry
Data Management System Design
Advanced Database System Design
Image Processing and Analysis
Data Mining
Computer Vision
Applications of Database Systems
Pattern Recognition and Applications
Information Retrieval
Artificial Neural Networks
Digital Signal Processing
Random Signal Analysis I
Analytical Computational Neuroscience
Systems Computational Neuroscience
Foundations of Mathematical Biology
Probability Distributions
Rutgers-Newark Electives
Cell Biology: Methods & Appl
Molecular Bio Of Eukaryotes
Microbial Ecology
Topics in Cell Biology
Biology Of Cancer
RBHS Electives
UMD 5002
UMD 5030
Total Credits30