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Employment is expected to be good for bioinformatics specialists during the next decade. The completion of the Human Genome Project has allowed scientists to compile a vast amount of genetic information and has increased interest in bioinformatics. Information technology continues to play a key role in biotechnology and pharmaceutical research and development. These trends will create strong demand for bioinformatics specialists to help gather, study, and utilize this information for the good of society. Bioinformatics specialists with advanced degrees will have the best employment prospects.