“Why should I study computational biology at Carnegie Mellon?”
We have a unique approach to computational biology at Carnegie Mellon. You can learn about our department’s education and research vision at our “About Us” page.
- Our educational programs graduate over 50 excellent students per year who come to CMU from around the world.
- Students in all of our degree programs are expected to complete a challenging rotation of courses from the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science in addition to acquiring a rigorous biological grounding.
- Our graduates have gone on to work in top pharmaceutical, data analysis, and bioinformatics firms.
The Computational Biology Department offers the following educational programs:
- A PhD Program in Computational Biology (joint with the University of Pittsburgh)
- The MS in Computational Biology (joint with the Biological Sciences Department)
- The MS in Biotechnology Innovation and Computation (joint with the Language Technologies Institute)
- The BS in Computational Biology
- The Minor in Computational Biology