To apply to the Accelerated Master of Biomedical Informatics program, applicants must have received a PhD, MD, or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution. Eligible doctoral degrees include, but are not limited to, the following: DDS, DMD, DO, DVM, OD, DPM, ScD, EngD, DrPH, DNSc, PharmD, DSW, and PsyD. Medical students or applicants who are enrolled in a clinically based doctoral degree who are looking to take a research year are also eligible to apply. 

Entering MBI students must demonstrate either through coursework, practical training, or other relevant experience the following:

  • Understanding of statistical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. 
  • Understanding of basic programming techniques. 
  • Knowledge of computer science concepts. 

Applicants for whom English is not their native language and who did not receive a bachelor's or master's degree from an institution where English is the language of instruction must take the TOEFL or IELTS exams. The Master of Biomedical Informatics program requires students to have a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL and a minimum score of 7 on the IELTS in order to be considered for admission to the program.