Certificate of Completion in Biomedical Informatics

This online certificate is designed to train researchers and give a broad understanding of the field of biomedical informatics.

The program has five courses (15 credit hours) including core coursework (3 courses; 9 credit hours) followed by specialization coursework in a focus area of the student's choice (2 courses; 6 credit hours). Students will take one to two online courses each semester, in-person courses cannot be substituted. It is expected that each certificate will take one to two years (3-5 academic semesters) to complete.

Core Curriculum for Biomedical Informatics:

  • BMI 5710 - Introduction to Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 5750 - Methods in Biomedical Informatics
  • BMI 5760 - Public Health Informatics

Specialization Tracks and Curriculum:

Clinical Informatics

  • BMI 7040 - Introduction to Clinical Informatics
  • BMI 5770 - Health Analytics
Clinical Research Informatics
  • BMI 5740 - Introduction to Research Informatics
  • BMI 7810 - Research Design and Grant Preparation in BMI
Health Analytics
  • BMI 5770 - Health Analytics
  • BMI 7810 - Research Design and Grant Preparation in BMI
Translational Bioinformatics
  • BMI 5730 - Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • BMI 5740 - Introduction to Research Informatics

Please note that individuals must complete all core curriculum before moving on to their designated focus area.

A background in the basic sciences, medicine, or computational sciences is preferred. If you are interested in pursuing a certificate but are worried you might not meet the qualifications, please contact us at BMI.Education@osumc.edu to see which options might be available for you.

How To Apply

The annual application deadline is August 2nd. A bachelor’s degree is required for all certificates.
Applicants must submit:
  • Completed online application (fee included)
  • College transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Current resume or CV

Starting September 1st, the application for Autumn 2021 is open. Please apply here.


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