Medical informatics exposes students to foundational concepts in medical informatics, providing a background in clinical data, big data management, and analyses of new and emergent data utilized to guide biomedical research and healthcare. Study comprises of an introduction to computational methods, clinical and biomedical knowledge representation, and exposure to core informatics topics.
The core curriculum is designed to provide a foundation in general biomedical informatics theories, techniques, and methodologies while electives allow students to pursue specific areas of emphasis in clinical and imaging informatics.
Students in the Medical Informatics Home Area can earn a Master of Science (M.S.) and/or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Bioinformatics.