Data Science & Biotechnology

Qualified students can complete coursework in data science, bioinformatics, and technology transfer at FAES while completing a master’s degree in UMBC’s Data Science or Biotechnology programs

Campuses in Rockville & Baltimore

Data Science & Biotechnology programs are offered at the UMBC-Shady Grove campus. Data Science is also offered at our Main Campus in Baltimore, County.

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Student and professor working together in laboratory

UMBC and the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) at NIH are partnering to extend academic opportunities for their respective students. Qualified students who successfully complete coursework in data science, bioinformatics, or technology transfer at FAES may be able to transfer coursework into UMBC’s Master of Professional Studies in Data Science or Master of Professional Studies in Biotechnology.

In-demand skills in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries include:

  • Applied and theoretical bioinformatics
  • Data science, data mining, machine learning, and deep learning techniques
  • Evolutionary genomics and computational biology
  • Programming languages like R and Python

Contact Karina Jenkins for more information.