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Graduate Pathway in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

An INTO SLU Graduate Pathway program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Saint Louis University. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 6 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Key facts

Course length: 1 - 2 Semesters
Start dates: January, August
Fees: From $19,329
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field.

English language requirements: From: TOEFL 70 or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
Course options:
  • 1-Semester
  • 2-Semester

Your course options

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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 75 (17+ subscores in reading and writing) or IELTS 6.0 (6.0+ subscores in reading and writing) or PTEA 50.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 January 2020 12 May 2020 1 Semester $19,329

Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 70 (13+ subscores in reading and listening), IELTS 6.0 (5.5+ subscores in reading and listening), PTEA 48, Completion of AE Level 5.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2018 14 May 2019 2 Semesters $32,960
19 August 2019 12 May 2020 2 Semesters
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Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 75 (17+ subscores in reading and writing) or IELTS 6.0 (6.0+ subscores in reading and writing) or PTEA 50.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 January 2020 12 May 2020 1 Semester $19,329

Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 70 (13+ subscores in reading and listening), IELTS 6.0 (5.5+ subscores in reading and listening), PTEA 48, Completion of AE Level 5.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, computer science, mathematics, statistics or closely related field. 2.75 GPA on 4.0 scale. 3 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English course

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
20 August 2018 14 May 2019 2 Semesters $32,960
19 August 2019 12 May 2020 2 Semesters
-

Class information

Class size: 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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