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Biomedical Data Science and Modeling

12 months
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29628 USD/year
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About

As part of Illinois Institute of Technology’s mission to provide a distinctive and relevant education that focuses on preparing its students for careers that contribute to solving important problems facing humanity, the Department of Biomedical Engineering is now offering the Master of Science in Biomedical Data Science and Modeling program.

Overview

This program will provide the training relevant for professional employment in computational biomedical engineering. Special emphasis is placed on the principles of mathematical modeling, machine learning, biostatistics, and bioinformatics. The program will prepare students to be able to identify problems related to mathematical modeling, to carry out statistical analyses of biomedical data, to implement machine-learning methods for biomedical applications, and to solve biomedical engineering problems in bioinformatics. 

Aligning with two of Illinois Tech’s university-wide research initiatives—Computation and Data, and Health and Wellness—the Biomedical Data Science and Modeling program will provide its graduates with the fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience needed to thrive in the ever-evolving and fast-growing biomedical engineering field.

Program Overview

As part of Illinois Institute of Technology’s mission to provide a distinctive and relevant education that focuses on preparing its students for careers that contribute to solving important problems facing humanity, the Department of Biomedical Engineering is now offering the Master of Science in Biomedical Data Science and Modeling program. This program will provide the training relevant for professional employment in computational biomedical engineering.

Special emphasis is placed on the principles of mathematical modeling, machine learning, biostatistics, and bioinformatics. The program will prepare students to be able to identify problems related to mathematical modeling, to carry out statistical analyses of biomedical data, to implement machine-learning methods for biomedical applications, and to solve biomedical engineering problems in bioinformatics. Aligning with two of Illinois Tech’s university-wide research initiatives—Computation and Data, and Health and Wellness—the biomedical data science and modeling program will provide its graduates with the fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience needed to thrive in the ever-evolving and fast-growing biomedical engineering field.

Career Opportunities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a faster-than-average growth—a 5 percent increase—for biomedical engineering jobs from 2019–2029. Among the careers that graduates can pursue include:
  • Computer scientist
  • Information research scientist
  • Data scientist
  • Process development scientist
  • Software engineer
  • R&D biomedical engineer
  • Bioinformatics engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biostatistics
  • Quantitative Physiology
  • Methods in Biomedical Data Sci
  • Math Methods in BME
  • Machine and Deep Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students interested in the biomedical data science and modeling program must have graduated from an engineering or science bachelor’s degree program with a minimum 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to be admitted. Prospective students should also have a GRE composite score of 300 and quantitative score of 80 percent, and have prior coursework that demonstrates proficiency in math and computer science.

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
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