Duke University Computational Biology & Bioinformatics

Certificate Program Information

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Certificate Requirements

This program is intended for Duke students enrolled in departmental MS or PhD Programs who wish to expand their current studies to apply to or include the field of computational biology & bioinformatics.

To obtain a certificate in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (CBB), students must:

  1. Take for a grade two of the three CBB core courses.
  2. Take for a grade one additional CBB course.
  3. Register for CBB 510S Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Seminar, for four semesters.
  4. Appoint at least one member of the CBB faculty to their dissertation committee.

To apply for the program, please submit the following forms to the DGSA:

  1. The Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Certificate Program Application.
  2. The Graduate School Certificate Program Application.
  3. One transcript from each institution (undergraduate or graduate) that you have attended. We will accept unofficial copies.

The deadline for applying to participate in a certificate program during a specific term is the end of Duke's drop/add period for that term.