The graduate programs in biomedical informatics offers two master’s degree options; a professional master’s degree (non-thesis option) and a Master of Science degree (thesis option).
At the professional level, the educational goals include those at the certificate level and expand on them to include the ability to productively work as a member of an interdisciplinary team, and to continue professional career development.Students completing the professional master’s degree will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to sit for the relevant professional certification exam.
The Master of Science educational goals include those at the professional master’s level plus gaining the ability to participate in and manage research processes in the relevant area of Biomedical Informatics.
- Clinical Informatics — Generating, managing and using information and information systems in health care settings.
- Clinical Research Informatics — The use of data to design, conduct and report clinical studies.
- Imaging Informatics — The acquisition, management and processing of clinical images in healthcare and research.
- Translational Bioinformatics — Leveraging information at the molecular and cellular levels to improve human health.
Download a list of course descriptions (PDF). The course descriptions correspond to the courses in the above curriculum for each track.