Biomedical & Health Informatics – Certificate

Students who want to explore Biomedical and Health Informatics without – or before – committing to a Master’s, can take a series of four or five courses that provide an overview and grounding in the fundamentals with practical applications in research, clinical care and population health. If you choose to continue to a Master’s program within our department, all courses are transferable.

Courses required for the certificate program:

  • Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Introduction to Computing in Biomedical Health Informatics

Electives can be selected to tailor a concentration that resonates with your interests.

Concentrations include:

  • Health Informatics
  • Clinical Research Informatics
  • Bioinformatics

A 12-credit or 15-credit certificate is available, taking from one year to two-and-a-half years to complete, depending on a student's chosen pace. Certificates are granted from the CWRU School of Medicine, Department of Population and Health Information Sciences. Only the 15-credit certificate will show on an official CWRU transcript.

For more detailed information about curriculum, admissions requirements and how to apply, see the downloadable pdf