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Careers in Biomedical Informatics

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Your Biomedical Informatics bachelor of science degree from IUPUI will give you the skills for high-salary jobs such as:

  • Bioinformatics researcher
  • Biomedical data scientist
  • Bioinformatics data analyst
  • Digital Health Product Manager
  • Health database analyst
  • Health care IT director
  • Health information manager
  • Population Health Informatics Analyst
  • Virtual Health Care Coordinator

The Biomedical Informatics Premedical specialization can prepare you for careers including:

  • Physician
  • Veterinarian
  • Pharmacist

Accelerated degrees

Take advantage of accelerated graduate studies, increasing career opportunities and your earning potential, by earning by a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree.

In just five years you can graduate with a Biomedical Informatics + Bionformatics degree, or a Biomedical Informatics + Health Informatics degree.


Biomedical Informatics salaries

At a vibrant crossroads in medical research

You’ll be earning your degree in a state with a thriving biomedical and genome research industry. The Regenstrief Institute, IU School of Medicine, IU Simon Cancer Center, and many other health care schools, programs, and centers make IUPUI a leader in cross-disciplinary research.

At the School of Informatics and Computing, you can expect:

  • Rigorous curricula: Learn crucial informatics skills to prepare you for careers in biomedical data and health information management in industry and academia.
  • Medical school preparation: A natural pathway from premedical specialization in Biomedical Informatics to further your career in medical school.
  • Cutting-edge research with renowned faculty. Study with experts in biomedical big data analytics, drug discovery, genetics and omics technologies, precision medicine, and smart health.
  • Close industrial connections with biomedical companies and enterprises such as Eli Lilly, Dow AgroSciences, IU Health, and Roche, offering internships, sponsorships, and collaborative research.

Our students and faculty utilize emerging technologies in projects on the frontiers of clinical data and biomedical research, and learn how to incorporate artificial intelligence, cloud computing, machine learning, and data mining techniques.

You can become an informatics leader in the bioinformatics, clinical, pharmaceutical, and health care industries.

Potential employers

  • Biotechnology companies
  • Community health centers
  • Hospitals
  • Physician practices
  • Clinics
  • eHealth companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Health insurance companies

Seize the opportunity

Before you graduate, you’ll work with SOIC’s Career Services Office to learn how to search for jobs, assemble a portfolio of your work, pursue internship opportunities, and connect with employers.

Learn more about Career Services

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