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PhD in Biomedical Informatics

Our PhD program provides intensive coursework and research training in biomedical informatics. The primary goal of the program is to train students to be independent researchers when they graduate; many of our PhD graduates go on to academic careers. 

The admission process is rigorous, and we attempt to provide funding for all admitted candidates. We work to match people's interest with research projects mentors. Funding includes:

  • Annual $29,710 stipend
  • 100% tuition coverage
  • Health insurance
  • Support for research conferences

More information about our program

  • Established in 1964
  • Internationally recognized as a leader in biomedical informatics
  • Available support via the National Library of Medicine Training Grant and other resources
  • Abundant research opportunities


PH.D Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Due Date: Extended from December 1st to December 31st

However, It is advantageous to submit your application as soon as possible.  We will begin reviewing applications December 1, 2021.

Online Application