Bioinformatics (BS/MS)

Bioinformatics (BS/MS)

Accelerated (4+1) BS/MS in Bioinformatics

Benefits of this program
Receive the BS and MS in only five years, increasing your chances of getting a great job in Bioinformatics or getting into a professional or graduate program.  Take 12 credits of graduate courses at the undergraduate rate during your senior year.

Graduation Requirements for BS and MS
Students in this program must satisfy the criteria for the BS and the criteria for the MS. See the BS Bioinformatics and MS Bioinformatics pages.  Please look at a sample 5-year sequence, in order to help you plan your course schedule for this program:

Sample 5-year sequence of course work

Application for accelerated BS/MS Bioinformatics
By July 1, after your junior year, send an email to  Include the following: intent to apply for the program, one-page essay describing your background and future goals in relation to this program. Also, have two Rowan faculty members send an email describing your suitability for this program.

For additional information about the program, planning your coursework, or general advising -- please email or set up an appointment with the MCB Graduate Coordinator

Benjamin Carone 

Science Hall Room 256e