Biomedical InformaticsCertificate in Biomedical Informatics – Online

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The graduate certificate in biomedical informatics prepares students with a core curriculum and specialization tracks aimed to provide enrollees with training in basic biomedical informatics competencies. Upon completion, students will have an increased knowledge and understanding of biomedical informatics theories and principles and be able to interact with informatics technologies to create novel innovations in biomedical and clinical research and healthcare.

The program is five courses long (15 credit hours), including core coursework (three courses; nine credit hours) followed by specialization coursework in a focus area of the student's choice (two courses; six credit hours).

Students will take one-to-two courses per semester in an online format, in-person courses cannot be substituted. It is expected that each certificate take one-to-two years (four to five academic semesters) to complete.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the University’s Online Programs State Authorization webpage or email us at BMI.education@osumc.edu to find out whether their program of interest is available in their home state. Please check back often, as the College and University are aggressively pursuing authorization in all 50 states.