Biomedical informatics

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

The field of biomedical informatics drives innovations in information technologies for biological and medical data management, analysis and visualization, and their applications to biological systems and medicine. In this program, you will learn biomedical data analytical skills and their applications and will gain valuable knowledge and research experiences that will prepare you for a variety of careers as well as for graduate and professional school.

The biomedical informatics major has three tracks: bioinformatics, health informatics, and premedical informatics. There are also opportunities for accelerated graduate degree programs in bioinformatics and health informatics.

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Biomedical informatics

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Admission requirements
  • Have an IU GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Complete at least 12 credit hours at IU
  • Earn a C or higher in INFO-I 201
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This major belongs to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) cluster. The STEM cluster is the academic home of University College students pursuing majors in the sciences, technology, engineering, informatics, and computing. The STEM cluster partners with students on their academic advising and career plans to guide them into their degree-granting schools.

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