Biomedical Informatics, M.Sc. | University at Buffalo | Buffalo, United States
24 months
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
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Discover how the Biomedical Informatics program of the University at Buffalo can train you for leadership positions in the rapidly growing field of biomedical informatics or advance you toward doctoral training.


Key facts about the program

Join the Biomedical Informatics program of the University at Buffalo, and we’ll provide you with the skills you need to manage information in health care, industry and biomedical research settings.

You’ll learn how to evaluate and work effectively with the concepts, systems and tools of biomedical informatics — key qualifications for high-level technical, policy or planning positions.

For those of you interested in an academic or industrial research career, your master’s degree will give you a solid foundation for PhD studies.

Program Learning Outcomes

If you’re seeking specialized training, meaningful research projects and thoughtful mentoring, you've come to the right place.

Our internationally recognized departmental faculty have the depth of expertise to fine-tune your focus and further your career goals.

Too, we count nearly 30 adjunct faculty members among our partners. These specialists come to our program armed with a broad range of interests within informatics. They work in community health care or have primary affiliations with our medical school or other UB schools, including:

  • dental medicine
  • public health 
  • nursing
  • pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  • engineering
  • management
  • the College of Arts & Sciences

These collaborations open doors for you, allowing you to train in a variety of environments — from hospitals and other clinical health sites to public health settings and biomedical research laboratories.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Biomedical Informatics
  • Systems, Databases, & Software Development Methods in Biomedical Informatics
  • Biomedical Informatics Application Domains and Ethics
  • Data Analysis, and Research Methods in Biomedical Informatics
  • Biomedical Informatics Thesis Research
  • Bioinformatics and Translational Research Informatics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

You must have a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent to enter the program. Admission is based on:

  • academic performance, including a grade point average of B (3.0) or better
  • examination scores: GRE or MCAT (and, for international students, TOEFL or IELTS score)
  • three letters of recommendation

We give preference to students who have completed courses in one more more of the following subjects:

  • computer sciences or programming
  • biology and/or other health sciences
  • mathematics (through calculus)
  • statistical analysis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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