Track: Applied Clinical Informatics

Improve health by applying health, computer, and information sciences to manage information and data. Graduates of this track will be prepared for industry or health system positions as data managers, health informaticists, or data analysts. Coursework directly informs informatics practice in health care settings, including human factors, systems analysis, and project management and clinical systems implementation.

Best suited for: health care, IT, and computer science professionals

Course Descriptions

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Course Title Credits

First Year

Fall Semester (10 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
BMI 6701 Population & Public Health 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 (6 CH)

BMI 6300 Medical Decision-Making and Knowledge Engineering 3
BMI 6102 Human Systems Interactions 3

Spring Semester (8-10 CH)

BMI 6014 Organizational Behavior in Informatics and Complex Adaptive Systems 2
BMI 6440 Clinical Information Systems Architecture 2
TBD Systems Analysis and Implementation 3
BMI 6975 Non-Thesis Capstone Project: M.S. 1-3
Total Credit Hours 33.5 - 35.5

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