This co-terminal degree allows you to explore computational biology as an interdisciplinary field by combining a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree with a Master of Science in Computer Science degree in as few as five years. With dual biology and computer science degrees, it is anticipated that you will be more attractive to employers, and as a result have better job prospects in both the biology and computer science fields.
This program fits firmly in Illinois Tech's active learning philosphy. Illinois Tech is one of the few universities in the country with an academic equirement for students to work in teams across disciplines to solve problems. This prepares you to answer real-world questions after graduation.