Track: Data Science

Future success in health care lies in effective, data-driven decision making. Students with this specialty will enhance their skills on next generation data analysis and decision support integration.

Best suited for: Computer scientists, statisticians and clinicians

Course Descriptions

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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 6010 Foundations of Health Care Informatics 2

Spring Semester (9.5 CH)

BMI 6105 Statistics for Biomedical Informatics 3
BMI 6120 Standards in Biomedical Informatics 2
BMI 6103 Systems Modeling and Process Improvement 2
BMI 6115 Biomedical Text Processing 2.5

Second Year

Fall Semester (9 CH)

BMI 6300 Medical Decision-Making and Knowledge Engineering 3
TBD Applied Machine Learning for Biomedical Data 4
TBD Translational Informatics 2

Spring Semester (5-7 CH)

BMI 6014 Organizational Behavior in Informatics and Complex Adaptive Systems 2
BMI 6440 Clinical Information Systems Architecture 2
BMI 6975 Non-Thesis Capstone Project: M.S. 1-3
Total Credit Hours 31.5 - 33.5

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