The Center for Computational and Integrative Biology has set forth the following Learning Goals for students enrolled in the CCIB curriculum:
- Provide students with a basic knowledge in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.
- Equip students with a deep knowledge in a specific field of science relevant to Computational Biology (i.e. Chemistry and Biology, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Biophysics).
- Provide students with preparation for conducting research in computational and integrative biology.
- Provide students with skills and abilities to pursue STEM careers in academia, government or industry.