Bioinformatics Education Programs and Courses in Canada

Ph.D. Programs

Institution Details

Quebec

McGill University Bioinformatics Graduate Option
Université de Montreal Programme conjoint (départements de Biochimie et d'Informatique et recherche opérationnelle)

Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan Bioinformatics Program

Alberta

University of Alberta Bioinformatics Research
University of Calgary Genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics research
University of Lethbridge Biomolecular Science Concentration in Bioinformatics

British Columbia

University of British Columbia Bioinformatics Graduate Program
University of British Columbia Genome Science and Technology Program
University of British Columbia CIHR Bioinformatics Training Program for Health Research
Simon Fraser University CIHR Bioinformatics Training Program for Health Research

Ontario

University of Toronto Genome Biology and Bioinformatics
University of Toronto Various Bioinformatics programs
University of Waterloo Bioinformatics Research

Master's Programs

Institution Details

Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University Computational Biology

Quebec

McGill University Bioinformatics Graduate Option
Université de Montréal Programme conjoint (départements de Biochimie et d'Informatique et recherche opérationnelle
Université de Sherbrooke Programme de type recherche avec chiminement en bio-informatique

Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan Bioinformatics program

Alberta

University of Alberta Research area in bioinformatics
University of Calgary Genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics research

British Columbia

University of British Columbia Bioinformatics Graduate Program
University of British Columbia Genome Science and Technology Program
University of British Columbia CIHR Bioinformatics Training Program for Health Research
Simon Fraser University CIHR Bioinformatics Training Program for Health Research

Ontario

Carleton University Bioinformatics Ottawa-Carleton Joint Program
University of Toronto Various bioinformatics programs
University of Ottawa Bioinformatics Ottawa-Carleton Joint Program
University of Guelph Master's in Bioinformatics and Master of Science in Bioinformatics programs
University of Waterloo Health Informatics program
University of Waterloo Master's of Mathematics - research area in bioinformatics

Bachelor's Programs

Institution Details Program Length Co-op

Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University Bachelor of Informatics with Bioinformatics stream 4 years Yes - See Details

Quebec

McGill University Bachelor of Science, Minor in Computational Molecular Biology 4 years Internship - See Details
Université of Montreal Baccalauréat en bio-informatique 3 ans - avec stage obligatoire Stage obligatoire
Université Laval Baccalauréat en bio-informatique 4 ans Stages rémunérés

Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan Bioinformatics program 4 years Internship - See Details

Alberta

University of Alberta Bioinformatics Honors or Specialization program 4 years Internship - See Details
University of Calgary Bachelor of Health Sciences - Bioinformatics major 4 years N/A
Grande Prairie Regional College Bachelor of Science - University Transfer Program, Bioinformatics Major 2 years N/A
Keyano College Bioinformatics Specialization 2 years N/A

British Columbia

Simon Fraser University Joint Major program in Computing Science and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry 4 years Yes - See Details
University of Victoria Bioinformatics Option Program 4 years Yes - See Details

Ontario

University of Western Ontario Honours Specialization in Bioinformatics (computer science/biochemistry concentrations) 4 years Internship - See Details
Carleton University Bioinformatics Program 4 years Yes - See Details
University of Toronto Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Specialization 4 years N/A
Queen's University Biomedical Computing 4 years Internship - See Details
University of Waterloo Honours Bioinformatics Program 4/5 years (regular/co-op) Yes - See Details
Ryerson University Computational Biology Option 4 years Yes - See Details
Lakehead University Bioinformatics Major 4 years N/A

Graduate Diplomas and Certificate Programs

Institution Details Program Length Co-op

Quebec

Concordia University Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology and Genomics 9 months N/A
Université du Québec à Montréal Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS) in Bioinformatics 1 year N/A

British Columbia

Langara College Diploma in Bioinformatics 2 years Yes - See Details
Langara College Associate of Science Degree in Bioinformatics 2 years Yes - See Details

Ontario

Seneca College Bioinformatics Ontario College Graduate Certificate Program 8 months N/A
George Brown College Health Informatics Certificate Program 1 year N/A

Bioinformatics Courses and Workshops

Institution Details Course/Workshop Length
Bioinformatics.ca Workshops Various Bioinformatics workshops 2-5 days
Centennial College Bioinformatics Course N/A
Fanshawe College Bioinformatics Course N/A
Canadian Health Libraries Association Bioinformatics Workshop for Health Librarians 3 days