Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Biomedical Informatics

The introduction of electronic health records and health databases within the clinical setting has transformed health care. Informatics serves as the bridge between human–computer interactions in the health care environment, as well as how data collected in these settings can be leveraged to improve patient safety, outcomes, and quality. Outcomes and course objectives of the master of science in health sciences in the field of biomedical informatics have been benchmarked to American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) national standards.

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Required
HSCI 6223Topics in Health Care Leadership
HSCI 6240Issues and Trends in the Health Care System
HSCI 6263Biostatistics Translational Research
HSCI 6264Epidemiology Translational Research
INFR 6101Principles of Medical Informatics
INFR 6102Principles of Medicine for Informaticians
INFR 6105Health Care Quality for Informatics
INFR 6121High Performance Computing
INFR 6197Biomedical Informatics Practicum *
INFR 6198Biomedical Informatics Capstone
INFR 6540Medical Decision Making and Decision Support Systems
Elective
One 3-credit elective course selected from the following with the advisor's approval:
HSCI 6265Grantsmanship in Translational Research
HSCI 6273Bioinformatics for Genomics
INFR 6103Advanced Computing Applications for Biomedical Informatics
INFR 6197Biomedical Informatics Practicum
*Students may repeat INFR 6197 as an elective once other degree requirement have been met.