Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics

Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics

MScBMI Concentrations

Students can focus their MScBMI education on specific areas of health informatics by taking advantage of the wide range of electives and capstone projects the program has to offer. Read more about our formal concentrations below. Concentrations allow for specialization within the degree but are not required.

Additionally, students can create their own custom coursework. Students who want to delve into data analytics, computer science, life science, business, and more, have the opportunity to take electives in other departments.

Concentrations in the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics

Each concentration requires students to complete a short series of elective classes.

Clinical Informatics

Master clinical decision support tools. You’ll learn the ways that data across clinical systems can provide a whole picture of patients’ health.

More Info

Courses in the concentration

MSBI 32300: Decision Support Systems and Health Care

MSBI 32100: Health IT Integration, Interoperability Standards

Bioinformatics

Study genomic and other biological and clinical data while you work with DNA and RNA sequencing to master data analysis techniques.

More Info

COURSES IN THE CONCENTRATION

MSBI 32400: Introduction to Bioinformatics

MSBI 32500: Advanced Bioinformatics: Genome Analysis OR MSBI 33200: Machine Learning for Biomedical Informatics

Population Health Informatics

Study public health and relevant data analysis techniques. You’ll learn these methods by practicing statistical models using both public health and clinical data.

More Info

COURSES IN THE CONCENTRATION

MSBI 33100: Population Health Informatics

MSBI 32600: Geographic Information Systems and Health Information

MSBI 32900: Evaluation Methods in Health Informatics

Healthcare Delivery Science

Explore the interconnectedness of systems and processes within healthcare delivery.  You’ll see that healthcare’s complexity is knowable and amenable to intervention.

More Info

COURSES IN THE CONCENTRATION

MSBI 31100: Introduction to Biomedical Informatics with Healthcare Delivery Science discussion section

MSBI 32200: Big and Little Data in Health Care

MSBI 32900: Evaluation Methods in Health Informatics

An additional healthcare delivery science elective