M.S. Curriculum, Biomedical Informatics

The M.S. in Medical Sciences with a concentration Biomedical Informatics is a minimum 36-credit-hour degree program, with at least 22 credits specific to the BMI concentration. The curriculum is comprised of:

Course Title Credits
Core  Courses – select all (16 credits)
GMS 6803 Data Management in Clinical Research 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6804 Translational Bioinformatics 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6805 Introduction to Applied Ontology 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6806 Security and Privacy for Clinical Research 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6850 Foundations of Biomedical Informatics 3  Letter-grade
GMS 7887 Health Outcomes & Biomedical Informatics PhD Research Seminar 1 S/U Letter-grade
Foundation Courses – select 2 courses (6 credits)
GMS 6XXX Clinical Decision Making 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6XXX Introduction to Biomedical Natural Language Processing 3  Letter-grade
BME 6938 Introduction to Biomedical Image Analysis and Imaging Informatics 3  Letter-grade
CEN 5035 Software Engineering 3  Letter-grade
COP 5725 Database Management Systems 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6822 Measuring and Analyzing Health Outcomes 3  Letter-grade
PHC 6410 Issues in Public Health 3  Letter-grade
PHC 6405 Theoretical Foundations of Public Health/ PHC 6001: Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health/ Other relevant graduate level course if approved by the program director 3  Letter-grade
GMS 7866 Principles of Referent Tracking in Biomedical Informatics 3  Letter-grade
Statistics Courses – select 1course (3 credits)
PHC 6052 Introduction to Biostatistical Methods 3  Letter-grade
PHC 6050 Biostatistical Methods 3  Letter-grade
STA 6166 Statistical Methods in Research 3  Letter-grade
STA 6826 Stochastic Processes I 3  Letter-grade
Advanced Electives – select 2 courses (5-6 credits)
GMS XXXX Semantic Web Technologies in Healthcare & Biomedical Research 3  Letter-grade
CAP 5100 Human-Computer Interaction 3  Letter-grade
CAP 5510 Bioinformatics 3  Letter-grade
CAP 5635 Artificial Intelligence Concepts 3  Letter-grade
CAP 6610 Machine Learning 3  Letter-grade
COP 5725 Database Management Systems 3  Letter-grade
COT 5405 Analysis of Algorithms 3  Letter-grade
COT 5615 Mathematics for intelligent Systems 3  Letter-grade
COP 5618 Concurrent Programming 3  Letter-grade
PHI 5135 Graduate Logic 3  Letter-grade
BME 6938 Special Topics: Machine Learning for Health and Biomedical Applications 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6862 Applied Biostatistics II 3  Letter-grade
STA 6167 Statistical Methods in Research II 3  Letter-grade
STA 5325 Fundamentals of Probability 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6885 Research Designs in Health Outcomes and Policy 2  Letter-grade
GMS 7093 Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research 2  Letter-grade
Capstone Mentored Research Experience ( 6 credits)
GMS 6905 Independent Studies in Medical Sciences (Non-Thesis Eligible) – Pending Approval 6  Letter-grade
GMS 6971 Research for Master’s Thesis (Thesis Eligible)- ONLY Option as of 4/23/2018 6  Letter-grade
Total 36 credits minimum