Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics MS

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

The MS and PhD programs in Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics (GGB) prepare students to contribute to exciting new research essential to the success of 21st-century medicine, novel treatments and cures. The program is expressly designed to develop innovative and creative scientists, with an emphasis on the "how and why" of GGB research, and its broader significance to science and medicine. The GGB faculty-scientists engage graduate and doctoral students in cutting-edge research across diverse disciplines, directing approximately $20 million in research funding annually.

Program Contact

M. Sara Thomas
955 Main St., Room 4102E
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-829-3890

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 30 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $85

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.