About the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics

big data in healthcare

Demand for more sophisticated health information systems in biomedical informatics is rapidly growing due to advances in technology, growth in the amount of available data, and policy initiatives such as implementing ‘meaningful use’ provisions. With a high premium on patient care and research to improve future outcomes, skills acquired in the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics program will help students understand, build, and improve informatics solutions.

Key industry partners provide input on the program’s skills-based curriculum through the Industry Advisory Board. These partners also facilitate a local and national network of industry-based opportunities for students.

Career Advancement

The Master's 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:

  • Clinicians seeking to master medical informatics methodology to move into leadership roles
  • Technology and research specialists looking to master content and methods specific to the biomedical sector

Practical Application

stethoscopeDegree-seeking Master's in Biomedical Informatics students learn and practice real-world skills covering relevant topics such as:

  • Electronic health record systems
  • Distribution and integration of clinical information systems
  • Evaluation methods for health information systems
  • Clinical decision support systems
  • Telemedicine and telehealth
  • Imaging systems
  • Bioinformatics systems support
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Ethical and privacy issues
  • Nursing, public health, dental and pharmacy information systems and issues

Interested in learning more about our Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics program? Contact us today to request more information!