Biomedical Informatics - Master of Public Health

Biomedical Informatics studies the use of information and information technology to improve individual health, health care, public health, and biomedical research. An educated workforce of biomedical informatics professionals will be able to address and handle the generation, collection, management, integration, analysis, and dissemination of various types and volumes of data.

Students admitted to the Master of Public Health (MPH) Biomedical Informatics degree program are assigned a faculty advisor who will provide guidance throughout the program.

Program of Study

The MPH-Biomedical Informatics curriculum consists of a minimum of 48 credits organized into five curricular domains:

  1. Core courses in areas of knowledge basic to public health (15 credits) 
  2. Courses required for a specialization in biomedical informatics (19 credits) 
  3. Elective courses (9 credits) 
  4. Practicum (2 credits minimum) 
  5. Culminating project (3 credits minimum)

For detailed additional information about specific requirements, students are directed to the College of Public Health (CPH) Graduate Student Handbook and to the Graduate School Handbook

Recommended Preparation

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