The MS in biomedical informatics at NYU School of Medicine’s Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences sharpens students’ practical skills in basic science, translational science, and medical research. Our 12-month curriculum produces professionals who can solve challenging biomedical problems. Request our MS in Biomedical Informatics eBook to learn more.
As a student pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical informatics, you learn to create novel computational and quantitative methods and apply them to biomedical research. The vibrant scientific research community at NYU Langone and NYU School of Medicine offers you the chance to work with nationally and internationally recognized faculty researchers in our laboratories, institutes, and departments. You also have access to our in-house high-performance computing facility.
The rapidly growing field of bioinformatics has influenced many recent healthcare developments, including new opportunities for personalized medicine. These innovations, along with a recent growth in high-throughput genomics technologies, have created a demand for skilled bioinformatics professionals.
Our graduates are prepared for biomedical informatics and computational biology careers in academic research, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, medical centers, hospitals, and insurance and consulting companies.
At NYU School of Medicine’s Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, students in our 12-month MS in biomedical informatics program acquire the skills and knowledge needed for careers in biomedical informatics and computational biology.
We provide rigorous hands-on training in designing experiments, generating and analyzing data, and modeling biomedical systems in real-life situations. We also prepare our students to enter the workforce by enhancing their consulting, communication, and teamwork skills.
Our program teaches the core competencies needed for the American Board of Medical Specialties subspecialty certification in clinical informatics and benefits junior faculty and early-career investigators interested in additional training in informatics.
Our MS in biomedical informatics requires a minimum of 34 credits, including core and elective courses, as well as practical work experience.
The program typically begins in the summer and spans the next two semesters, with an additional consulting practicum the following summer.
The following are sample courses for summer one.
The following are sample courses for the fall semester.
The following are sample courses for the spring semester.
The following are sample courses for summer two.