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Medical Informatics Program

Curriculum

Year One

Fall Semester Courses (9 credits)

Course No. Course Title Credits
MIMS 5001 Computer Science For Medical Informatics* 3.0
Or    
ADMN 5400 Health Care Delivery In the US ** AND  
MIMS Health Care Delivery Professional Seminar** 1.5
MIMS 5100 Introduction to Medical Informatics 3.0
MIMS 5101 Database System Applications in Biomedicine 3.0
Semester Credits 9.0

*   To supplement computer background

** To supplement health care background

Spring Semester Courses (10 credits)

Course No. Course Title Credits
MIMS 5002 Internet Integration in Healthcare* 3.0
Or...
PUBH 5102 Health Care Across the Lifespan* 3.0
MIMS 5110 Healthcare Computer Network Architecture 4.0
MIMS 5111 Research Methods 3.0
Semester Credits 10.0

Summer Semester Courses (5 credits)

Course No. Course Title Credits
MIMS 5201 Topics in Medical Informatics 2.0
MIMS 5202 User Interface in Medical Informatics 3.0
Semester Credits 5.0

*Either course may be taken to fulfill the MS requirement


Year Two

Fall Semester Courses (9 credits)

Course No. Course Title Credits
MIMS 5112 Medical Decision Support System 3.0
MIMS 5203 Information Retrieval & Digital Libraries 3.0
MIMS 5204 Medical Imaging Systems 3.0
MIMS 5206 Independent Study (Elective) 1-3
**MIMS 5208 Clinical Internship in Medical Informatics I 1.5
**MIMS 5208 Clinical Internship in Medical InformaticsII 1.5
Semester Credits 9.0 -15

Spring Semester Courses (9 credits)

Course No. Course Title Credits
MIMS 5121 Master's Essay in Medical Informatics 3.0
MIMS 5205

Evaluation of Healthcare Information Systems (ELECTIVE)      

3.o
**MIMS 5208 Clinical Internship in Medical Informatics I 3.0
Semester Credits 9.0


TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 39


Elective Course

Course No. Course Title Credits
INDI 5014 Brooklyn Free Clinic Experience 1.0

Note: Completion of MIMS 5206 or INDI 5014 will increase the total credits required to complete the program.