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

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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 (Python) 3
BMI 6203 Clinical Database Design 2
BMI 6010 Foundations of Health Care Informatics 2
BMI 6701 Population & Public Health Informatics 2
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5

Spring Semester (9.5 CH)

BMI 6105 Biostatistics 3
BMI 6120 Standards in Biomedical Informatics 2
BMI 6103 Systems Modeling and Process Improvement 2
BMI 6810 Busines Seminar Series 0.5
BMI 6115 Biomedical Text Processing 2

Second Year

Fall Semester (10.5 CH)

BMI 6102 Human Systems Interactions 2
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5
BMI 6300 Clinical Decision Support 3
BMI TBA System Analysis and Implementation 2
Practicum *3

Spring Semester (5 CH)

BMI 6950-024 Principles of Leadership 1.5
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5
BMI 6440 Clinical Information Systems Architecture 2
BMI  Non-Thesis Capstone Project: Presenation and Exam 1
Total Credit Hours 34.5

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