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.  This track is NOT available online.

Best suited for: Computer scientists, statisticians and clinicians


Course Descriptions

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Course Title Credits

First Year

Fall Semester (7.5 CH)

BMI 6018 Introduction to Programming (Python) 3
BMI 6203 Clinical Database Design 2
BMI 6010 Foundations of Health Care Informatics 2
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5

Spring Semester (10 CH)

BMI 6105 Intro. to Probability & Statistics  3
BMI 6016 Biomedical Data Quality 1
COMP 5360 Intro to Data Science 3
BMI 6115 Biomedical Text Processing plus Lab 2.5
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series 0.5

Second Year

Fall Semester (9.5 CH)

BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series  0.5
BMI 6300 Clinical Decision Support 3
BMI 6015 Applied Machine Learning  3
CS 5630 Visualization for Data Scientist 3
BMI Practicum (can be taken any semester) *3

Spring Semester (8 CH)

BMI 6305 Principles of Leadership 1.5
BMI 6810 Business Seminar Series .5
BMI 6120 Standards in Biomedical Informatics 2
BMI 6975

Non-Thesis Capstone Project: Presentation and Exam




Approximate Total Credit Hours 35

MS Application Deadline

February 15th

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

Online Application

Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah