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Master's Program

Translational Bioinformatics Track

This track emphasizes applications to health, especially genomics and precision medicine. Graduates of this track will be skilled in developing and applying genomic tools. This track is NOT available online.

Best suited for computer scientists and biologists.

Program of Study

Translational Bioinformatics Track


Fall Semester 

BMI 6018 - Intro to Program for Biomed Data Science 

BMI 6030 - Foundations of Bioinformatics

BMI 6203 - Clinical Database Design

BMI 6810 - DBMI Business Seminar 

Spring Semester

BMI 6016 - Biomedical Data Wrangling & Quality

BMI 6106 - Intro to Prob & Stats for Biomed Data Sci 

BMI 6120 - Standards in Biomedical Informatics 

BMI 6810 - DBMI Business Seminar 

COMP 5360 - Intro to Data Science 


*Note: A Practicum must be completed at 3 or 4 credits; they must be completed before the Capstone presentation.

Fall Semester 

BMI 6015 - Applied Machine Learning in Biomedical Informatics

BMI 6810 - DBMI Business Seminar 

COMP 5960 - Applied Data Visualization (Preferred)


CS 6630 - Visualization for Data Science

Spring Semester

BMI 6019 - Bioinformatics in Practice: RNA

BMI 6305 - Principles of Leadership

BMI 6810 - DBMI Business Seminar 

BMI 6975 - Non-Thesis Capstone Project: MS

Elective - 1 (at or above 1.5 cr) of the following: Foundations in Personalized Medicine; Computational Genomics; Complex Disease, or other relevant courses

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MS Fall Application Deadline

February 15th

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

Master’s Application Information

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah