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2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 12, 2024
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog

Biomedical Informatics Certificate

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Certificate Requirements

The biomedical informatics certificate is a 15-credit (minimum) experience. The curriculum of all students in this program will have the following general structure: required Foundation (9 credits); electives (minimum 3 credits); and research project (3 credits)

Research Project: The research project should be summarized in a report commensurate with its scope, one copy of which must be submitted to the training program coordinator after approval by the student’s research advisor.

Additional Requirements for Master’s, Doctoral, and Certificate Students in Biomedical Informatics

Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research: This Web-based set of instructions and evaluation modules may be accessed at

Attendance at and participation in the Department of Biomedical Informatics’ invited lectures, symposia, conferences, etc. (particularly the Annual Training Program Retreat and special departmental lectures). Such lectures are considered important educational experiences, as well as introducing students to primary researchers and their work in the field of biomedical informatics.

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