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Biomedical Informatics Specializations

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 four 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.

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.

Digital Health specialization

Use digital tools to provide care for patients, using remote technology. Students learn how to design these tools; develop technology and programs for analyzing digital data; and build and manage systems to deliver care to patients. This new field is experiencing high rates of growth, offering great opportunities for a rapidly advancing career.

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.

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