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Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Informatics

To pursue a degree in Informatics, you must first apply and be accepted to IUPUI.

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 systems, biomedical science, and other related areas.

Upon enrolling in the program, you’ll select a specialty: bioinformatics, health informatics, or premedical bioinformatics. From there, we’ll help you to select classes that will elevate your skills in these and other disciplines.

Biomedical Informatics with a Bioinformatics specialization plan of study.

Data can become an agent for change only when we have the ability to retrieve and organize it. Turn bio-repositories into tools for research and resources for developing precision medicine. Learn how to utilize genomic, molecular, and patient data to diagnose and treat rare diseases, reduce harmful drug interactions, and repurpose FDA-approved drugs.

Bioinformatics is changing how decisions are made, with focused analysis that redefines clinical practice. Effectively managing the results of experiments using high-throughput technology is crucial to drug research, and genomic and protein sequencing.

Biomedical Informatics with a Premedical Bioinformatics specialization plan of study.

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.

Biomedical Informatics with a Health Informatics specialization plan of study.

Each of us intersects with the world of health care. It may be as a diagnostician, researcher, lab technician … and, almost surely at some point, as a patient.

Learn to solve real-world problems in computational biology using informatics. Specializing in health informatics means you’ll develop skills to enhance research, and to improve both the security of our electronic medical records and the ways we obtain care.

Standardizing data and how we retrieve it has far-reaching implications. Health informatics allows us to access and monitor our own health information, and aids researchers in detecting trends to contain outbreaks of disease.

Capstone Project

During the senior year, students culminate their course studies through practical application of concepts and practices working in industry. Course requires prior authorization and approval of internship through the Career Services Office. Required coursework is completed via Oncourse.


Last updated: 04/24/2018