The Center for Computational and Integrative Biology has set forth the following Learning Goals for students enrolled in the CCIB curriculum:
- Students will acquire a productive understanding of the five scientific fields (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics) that comprise CCIB, sufficient to engage in interdisciplinary research.
- Students will develop deep understanding in a specific area of computational biology, so to be able to perform research activity in the field of computational biology.
- Student will be able to gain basic skills to communicate and deliver information to scientists from different disciplines, as specified on Goal 1.
- Students will acquire skills and abilities to pursue STEM careers in academia, government or industry.