Advances in technology have resulted in vast amounts of data becoming available to researchers and healthcare administrators. Organizing, analyzing, and utilizing this information for translational research that bridges discovery and clinical care is one of the biggest challenges facing the current generation of data scientists.
The University of Chicago’s Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics (MScBMI) program prepares students to lead healthcare’s evolution into an era where organizations will apply their data to meet these goals. Our curriculum provides professionals from an array of disciplines with the skills and confidence to understand, build, and improve informatics solutions that can help address the most significant challenges in healthcare today.
You will study the whole spectrum of this burgeoning field, with specific emphasis on clinical informatics, genomics, and population health. In small, in-person classes, you’ll learn from renowned faculty and experts whose backgrounds in health, research, and technology allow you to develop the in-depth skill-set necessary for success in biomedical informatics.
The Biomedical Informatics program has key industry partners through the Industry Advisory Board, which facilitates a local and national network of industry-based opportunities for students as well as the Faculty Advisory Committee which consists of members from across the University of Chicago with expertise in clinical and research informatics, genomics, translational medicine, and computation.
Students learn practical applications in medical systems and practice real-world skills covering relevant topics such as:
View the MScBMI curriculum and course descriptions.
With the Biomedical Informatics program, you not only gain a career, you also gain the opportunity to make an impact that goes beyond your own life. Through improving the quality of patient care and safety by using biomedical data of patients and communities, you have the opportunity to affect change in individuals – and the world.
The Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics provides a strong foundation for students to readily apply informatics tools and techniques to a diverse range of problems in the biological sciences and medical fields. Completed coursework in the Biomedical Informatics program positions students for career advancement including:
I wanted to go into a field that was high in demand and ever-changing so that I could always be challenged.
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