The use of computer technology to manage and analyze information in healthcare and the life sciences.
The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in medical and bioinformatics is a Professional Science Masters (PSM) program developed in parallel with the biostatistics and cell and molecular biology programs. The medical and bioinformatics program has strong analytics, teamwork, business, communication, project management, and ethics components, and includes an intensive health or life science internship.
The three PSM degree programs are interdisciplinary and feature common core courses. The medical and bioinformatics program features:
Medical and bioinformatics prepares students for careers in:
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“Medical/health informatics and bioinformatics professionals are in a growing demand. They need competencies in computer science, healthcare, biology, and statistics, to meet the challenge of organizing and making best use of the large amount of information that is collected for healthcare and biological research. I believe there is a unique opportunity especially in (bio)medical informatics at the present time.”