Biology & Informatics (Purdue degrees)Offered by: Biology Department 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 healthcare, science, and industry.
Why choose this program?
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.
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 healthcare, science, and industry.
What will you learn?
Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life through the observation of structure, function, reproduction, growth, origin, evolution, and behavior of living organisms and their relation to their natural environment. Foundations of modern biology include: cell theory, evolution, genetics, homoeostasis, and energy.
IUPUI biology specialties include: bacterial pathogenesis, yeast genome, organ regeneration, biomass fuels.
What kind of jobs are available?
Many career opportunities exist for biology majors, especially now, with the rise of the biotechnology industry and the sequencing of the human genome.
Research on campus and service through timmy global health play pivotal role in career pathAnna Brenneman Biology, Undergraduate