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Health Informatics and Bioinformatics

12 months
Duration
740 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
740 USD/credit 26640 USD/year
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About

Health informatics and bioinformatics involves the use of computer technology to manage and analyze information in health care and the life sciences. The Health Informatics and Bioinformatics degree is offered at Grand Valley State University.

Overview

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics at Grand Valley State University is a Professional Science Masters (PSM) program. The medical and bioinformatics program has strong data analytics, teamwork, business, communication, project management, and ethics components, and includes an intensive health or life science internship.

Why Study Health Informatics and Bioinformatics at Grand Valley?

  • One of five professional science masters (PSM) programs at Grand Valley. The demand for professionals working in all of the PSM fields is high, with income and job projections continuing to trend upward in the coming years.
  • The program is tailored toward working professionals, offering flexible class schedules with evening meetings.
  • Innovative program designed to integrate university coursework with business and health industry internships to educate informatics professionals for the future.
  • Access to a high-performance computing lab for health informatics and bioinformatics needs.
  • Qualified faculty members with a breadth of industry experience lead in the classroom and collaborate in ongoing research.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Foundations of Biotechnology 
  • Health and Bioinformatics 
  • Ethics and Professionalism in Applied Science 
  • Discovery and Data Mining 
  • Information Management and Science 
  • Information Visualization 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • U.S. students must have an overall undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale or a satisfactory score on the GRE or GMAT test. All international students must have a satisfactory score on the GRE or GMAT test, regardless of their undergraduate GPA.
  • Resume detailing work experiences and accomplishments
  • Personal statement of career goals and background experiences, including an explanation of how this program will help achieve educational and professional objectives
  • Recommendations: Two professional or academic recommendations received online, addressing the candidates potential for graduate study completion.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 740 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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