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Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Informatics



What will I learn?


Biomedical informatics (BMI) is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field, which encompasses the development and implementation of informatics systems for the improved delivery of health care, as well as computational and analytical methods that advance biomedical research. In recent years, BMI has become an integral component of both clinical and translational research and health care infrastructure, increasing the demand for researchers and professionals who can take advantage of these concurrent innovations.


Research or professional careers in BMI

Which department am I in?

College of Medicine

Study options

Full Time (2.5 years)

Tuition fees
US$28,144.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2023

Start date

9 January 2023, 8 May 2023, 21 August 2023


UC Uptown West Campus

2600 Clifton Avenue,



45221, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For our graduate programs, we welcome applications from students who hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency, and have at least a B average in undergraduate course work (or otherwise give evidence of promise that is judged satisfactory by the admitting program and the Graduate School). Standardized Tests of English Proficiency: Most students fulfill the English requirement by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Testing System (IELTS), or the PEARSON Test of English (PTE). For IELTS, an overall band score of 6.5 is sufficient for graduate admission. For PEARSON, a score of 47 is sufficient. TOEFL requirements vary based on the type of TOEFL test taken, and scores are valid for up to two years. The minimum university requirement is: 520 (paper-based test), or 190 (computer-based test), or 80 (internet-based test).

For international students

Completed Baccalaureate Degree or higher (from accredited institution)

Preferred 3.0 GPA or higher

English Proficiency Test (international applicants only) TOEFL (minimum score: 100); IELTS (minimum score: 7)

Applications for the Graduate Certificate Program are accepted on a rolling basis for the fall and spring semesters. Please submit the application at least one month prior to the beginning of the semester.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Cincinnati

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