Course Information for Medical and Bioinformatics M.S.

Curriculum Design

Browse or search the catalog of Medical and Bioinformatics course offerings here.

The Medical and Bioinformatics Professional Science Master's (PSM) degree program has a course design common to all three GVSU PSM programs:

  • specific courses for critical content in Medical and Bioinformatics
  • laboratory experiences essential for the development of requisite skill and knowledge sets
  • a common seminar series
  • a capstone course and internships to provide essential hands-on learning in the field

The Biomedical Informatics Concentration consists of a three course sequence of courses in the Masters program.

All students are expected to adhere to the academic honesty standards, especially with respect to plagiarism, set forth by Grand Valley State University. In addition, students in this course are expected to adhere to the academic honesty guidelines as set forth by the School of Computing and Information Systems.

Recommended Course Schedules for the Masters Program

To see the catalog of the courses and their timeline you can click here.

Common characteristics of all three PSM programs are:

  • Interdisciplinary
  • Non-thesis
  • Involve both the university and its industry partners
  • Emphasize teamwork, problem-solving, communication
  • Scientific knowledge and technical skills
  • Designed to integrate university coursework with hospital, business, and industrial internships to better prepare students for the variety of career paths associated with the life science and health science industry

Online hybrid courses

The following courses are offered as hybrid classes (also part of the Biomedical Informatics certificate).

Medical and Bioinformatics Computational Resources

State of the art computational resources and professional software accessible online.

If you have any additional questions regarding your degree, please feel free to contact the MBI Graduate Chairperson, Dr. Guenter Tusch at

Page last modified January 25, 2018