I2 is pleased to offer a certificate program in biomedical informatics. The certificate program is administered through I2 and housed in the Clinical Research Training Center. Degrees are conferred through Washington University School of Medicine. 

More information about our programs can be found on the Graduate Programs in Biomedical Informatics webpage.

Certificate Program

  • 16 units
  • Two core courses
  • Two competency/elective courses
  • One to three years for program completion
  • Full-time and part-time options

Core Courses

All students in this program will be expected to take the core classes listed below (with the exception of the research credit units):

BMI 5302Introduction to Biomedical Informatics I3
BMI 5303Introduction to Biomedical Informatics II3
BMI 5204Mixed Methods in Biomedical Informatics3
BMI 5304Introduction to Biomedical Data Science I3
BMI 5305Introduction to Biomedical Data Science II3
BMI 5200Biomedical Informatics Journal Club1

Core Competencies: All Tracks

MSB 506Introduction to R for Data Science2
MSB 560Biostatistics I3
MSB 570Biostatistics II3
BMI 5304Introduction to Biomedical Data Science I3
CLNV 529Scientific Writing and Publishing2

Suggested Competencies & Electives

Track: Translational Bioinformatics and Clinical Research Informatics

Competency:
PHS 5252Comparative Effectiveness Research2
PHS 5254Using Administrative Data for Health Services Research3
CSE 530SDatabase Management Systems3
PHS 532Applied Qualitative Methods for Health Research3
CLNV 513Designing Outcomes and Clinical Research3
CSE 511AIntroduction to Artificial Intelligence3
CSE 556AHuman-Computer Interaction Methods3
Suggested Electives:
CSE 514AData Mining3
CSE 515TBayesian Methods in Machine Learning3
CSE 517AMachine Learning3
MSB 503Statistical Computing with SAS3

Track: Clinical Informatics

Competency:
CSE 530SDatabase Management Systems3
PHS 532Applied Qualitative Methods for Health Research3
CLNV 513Designing Outcomes and Clinical Research3
PHS 501Introduction to Epidemiology3
CSE 556AHuman-Computer Interaction Methods3
Suggested Electives:
PHS 560Principles of Shared Decision Making and Health Literacy in the Clinical Setting3
PHS 526Patient Safety, Quality Management, and Quality Improvement3
MSB 503Statistical Computing with SAS3

Track: Bioinformatics

Competency:
CSE 584AAlgorithms for Biosequence Comparison3
CSE 587AAlgorithms for Computational Biology3
or Biol 5495
Computational Molecular Biology
CSE 530SDatabase Management Systems3
CSE 511AIntroduction to Artificial Intelligence3
Biol 5488Genomics3
Suggested Electives:
Biol 5491Advanced Genetics3
MSB 503Statistical Computing with SAS3