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Biomedical Informatics Specializations

It's Not Too Late to Launch Your Future

Student applications for the 2020-21 school year will be accepted until August 14 via the ApplyIU platform only. Applicants who apply up through this date will have until August 18 to submit all needed transcripts and materials to be reviewed for the fall semester. We will also continue to award admission-based scholarships for those who meet the qualification criteria.

Develop the essential knowledge and hands-on skills that prepare you for biomedical informatics and data analytics jobs. Gain knowledge and research experience needed for medical school or pursuing graduate studies in bioinformatics, health, and biomedicine.

Our internship option allows you to gain practical experience, and the availability of evening courses offers working students more flexibility.

An interdisciplinary adventure

The Biomedical Informatics Bachelor of Science degree is aimed at students who have an introductory background in both computing and biology. The 120-credit-hour program integrates knowledge from health, information science, biomedical science, programming, bioinformatics, and other related areas.

Plans of Study

Upon enrolling in the program, you’ll select from one of the three specialties listed below. From there, we’ll help you to choose classes that will elevate your skills in these and other disciplines.

Bioinformatics specialization

Transform data into an agent for change and bio-repositories into tools for developing precision medicine. Utilize genomic, molecular, and patient data to diagnose rare diseases and reduce harmful drug interactions to redefine clinical practice.

Health Informatics specialization

Develop skills to enhance research, and to improve the security of our electronic medical records and the ways we obtain care. Learn how to access and monitor health information to help detect trends and contain outbreaks of disease.

Premedical Bioinformatics specialization

This course of study focuses on the same areas of expertise as the bioinformatics specialization. It includes all courses required for medical school at Indiana University and most other universities.

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