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

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Course Descriptions

View Biomedical Informatics course descriptions.

View Biomedical Informatics course schedules.

Course Title Credits

First Year

Fall Semester (9.5 CH)

BMI 6018 Introduction to Programming  3
BMI 6203 Clinical Database Design 2
BMI 6030 Foundations of Bioinformatics 2
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5

Spring Semester (8.5-10.5 CH)

BMI 6105 Intro to Probability & Statistics 3
BMI 6019 Bioinformatics in Practice 1
BMI 6016 Biomedical Data Quality 1
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5

Optional

Elective

Foundations in Personalized Medicine
or Computational Genomics
or Complex Disease
or other relevant course
2

Second Year

Fall Semester (10.5 CH)

BMI 6102 Human System Interaction 2
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5
Elective

BMI 6806 Translational Informatics
or Foundations in Personalized Medicine
or Computational Genomics
or Complex Disease
or other relevant course

2
BMI 6015 Applied Machine Learning for Biomedical Data 3
Practicum 3

Spring Semester (7 CH)

BMI 6905-024 Principles of Leadership 1.5
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5
BMI 6120 Standards in Biomedical Informatics 2
Elective

BMI 6806 Translational Informatics
or Foundations in Personalized Medicine
or Computational Genomics
or Complex Disease
or other relevant course

2
Capstone 
BMI 6975 Non-Thesis Capstone Project: Presentation and Exam 1
Total Credit Hours 35.5-37.5

MS Application Deadline

April 1st*

*Please note the University Graduate Admissions Office deadline to submit applications is April 1. Applications submitted after this date will be charged a $30 late fee. The Department of Biomedical Informatics will accept applications through April 15. The $30.00 late fee will be applied after April 1.  https://admissions.utah.edu/apply/graduate/

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

*Classes begin on Monday, August 19, 2019.

Online Application

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah