Track: Bioinformatics

This track emphasizes applications to health, especially genomics and precision medicine. Graduates of this track will be skilled in developing and applying genomic tools.

Best suited for: Computer scientists and biologists

Course Descriptions

View Biomedical Informatics course descriptions.

View Biomedical Informatics course schedules.

Course Title Credits

First Year

Fall Semester (8 CH)

BMI 6018 Introduction to Programming for Biomedical Data Science 3
BMI 6117 Introduction to Healthcare 1
BMI 6203 Clinical Database Design 2
BMI 6030 Foundations of Bioinformatics 2

Spring Semester (9 CH)

BMI 6105 Statistics for Biomedical Informatics 3
BMI 6120 Standards in Biomedical Informatics 2
BMI 6103 Systems Modeling and Process Improvement 2
Foundations in Personalized Medicine
or Computational Genomics
or Complex Disease
or other relevent course
2

Second Year

Fall Semester (6 CH)

TBD Applied Machine Learning for Biomedical Data 4
TBD Translational Informatics 2

Spring Semester (7-9 CH)

BMI 6014 Organizational Behavior in Informatics and Complex Adaptive Systems 2
Foundations in Personalized Medicine
or Computational Genomics
or Complex Disease
or other relevent course
2
Bioinformatics using R 2
BMI 6975 Non-Thesis Capstone Project: M.S. 1-3
Total Credit Hours 30 - 32

M.S. Application Deadlines

Early Decision* Feb 1, 2018
Regular Decision*

April 1, 2018

*Decisions are typically delivered within
4-6 weeks after submission deadline.

Classes begin on Monday, August 20, 2018

Online Application

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah