Ph.D. Curriculum, Biomedical Informatics

The Ph.D. in Medical Sciences with a concentration Biomedical Informatics is a minimum 90-credit-hour degree program, with at least 39 credits specific to the BMI concentration.

Course Title Credits
Core – All Required  (20 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 6850 Foundations of Biomedical Informatics 3  Letter-grade
GMS 7877 Responsible Conduct of Biomedical Research (Formerly GMS 7003) 1  Letter-grade
GMS 6806 Security and Privacy in Clinical Research 3  Letter-grade
GMS 7887 HOBI PhD Research Seminar (1 credit/semester during years 1 & 2) 4  S/U
Foundation Courses – Select 3 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
GMS 7866 Principles of Referent Tracking in Biomedical Informatics 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
Statistics Courses – Select 1 course (3 credits)
STA 6166 Statistical Methods in Research 3  Letter-grade
PHC 6050 Biostatistical Methods 3  Letter-grade
PHC 6052 Introduction to Biostatistical Methods 3  Letter-grade
STA 6826 Stochastic Processes I 3  Letter-grade
Advanced Electives – Select 4-5  courses(11 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
BME 6938 Machine Learning for Health and Biomedical Applications 3  Letter-grade
GMS 6862 Applied Biostatistics II 3  Letter-grade
STA 6167 Statistical Methods in Research 3  Letter-grade
GMS 7093 Introduction to clinical and Translational Research 2  Letter-grade
STA 5325 Fundamentals of Probability 3  Letter-grade
Research Credits ( 50 credits)
GMS 7979 & GMS 7980 Advanced Research

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

50 S/U

 

Total 90 credits minimum