Dual Bachelor of Science - Master of Science: Biology & Bioinformatics

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science student in lab at IUPUIEarn both a bachelor’s and master’s in five years and get an accelerated start to your future career.
This program allows students to earn a B.S. degree in biology and an M.S. degree in bioinformatics in five years, preparing you for technology careers in  the healthcare, science, and industry.

Informatics and computing professionals are in constant demand within an ever-evolving and growing field. As a result, employers are seeking graduates with the highest qualifications and skill sets to emerge as tomorrow’s technology leaders. These forward-thinking programs combine our very best degree offerings in an accelerated format designed to prepare highly-skilled, marketable and successful graduates.

Requirements & Course of Study

To pursue an accelerated Bachelor and Masters degree, you must first apply and be accepted to IUPUI as an undergraduate student. You’ll then want to schedule time with one of our undergraduate advisors to review your plan of study. Students will apply for the Master’s program during the third year of study.

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Details of all undergraduate degree requirements can be found in the IUPUI bulletin.


An exciting feature of the biology program, students may choose from an array of biology research options. Learn more about our unprecedented undergraduate research opportunities.