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 take one to two years (4-5 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 - Design and Methodological Studies in BMI
Health Analytics
  • BMI 5770 - Health Analytics
  • BMI 7810 - Design and Methodological Studies 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.ed to see which options might be available for you.

Our application system is open, please apply here.

AMIA 10x10 Virtual Informatics Education

If you want to learn more about informatics, consider a program available through the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA). The ability of an informatician to collect, analyze and apply data directly to care decisions benefits millions of people in healthcare from patients to physicians. Through education, training, accreditation and certification, AMIA supports the current and next generation of informatics professionals.

The AMIA 10x10 Virtual Informatics Education program has 21 courses per year. It utilizes content from certified informatics training programs and other AMIA educational initiatives. Topics range from introductory health informatics courses to more specialized courses focusing on population health and standards. These courses are ideal for those looking to advance their health care profession with informatics training. For more information, visit the AMIA website.

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