Carnegie Mellon University

Career paths of M.S. in Computational Biology graduates have led to research, teaching, and administrative positions at renowned academic institutions. Graduates are also leaders in industry and government.

Our program hosts a career search tool. Also, Texas A&M manages a listing of hundreds of jobs that post each week in computational biology and bioinformatics.

A selected list of positions and/or programs that recent graduates have gone on to include: 

Industry, Government, or Consulting Careers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Roche Sequencing Solutions, Mount Sinai Health System, Ancestry, Woods Hole, Affymetrix, Emerald Therapeutics, Transcriptic, Amyris Biotechnologies, Ambry Genetics, Helomics, Aetna, DNAnexus, Eureka Genomics, Dossia, QIAGEN, EpiVax, Philips Research

Ph.D. Programs at Baylor University, University of Chicago, Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University, Cornell University, Drexel University

University Careers at Carnegie Mellon University, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, University of Pittsburgh, University of Iowa, Indian Institute of Science, University of Chicago, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts General Hospital

Summer internships at Smithsonian Institute for Conservation Genomics, Broad Institute,, Arterys, SemanticMD, MedImmune, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Philips North America, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, UPMC Enterprises, and many others

Graduate Info 2017

2017 First Destination Outcomes

Median starting salary around $100,000

*Other = volunteer, miliary, seeking graduate school, or delay in post-graduate search