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M.P.S. in Biomedical and Health Informatics


Study Online or On Campus

35 Credit Hours

No Thesis

Gain hands-on experience


The Master’s in Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students for the rapidly growing field of health informatics. Students will learn from faculty and scholars from several top-ranked academic units at UNC, including information and computer science, public health, biostatistics, medicine, nursing, dentistry, and pharmacy.

Graduates of the program will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Management of large scale projects related to clinical and public health information systems
  • Development and evaluation of health information systems that impact clinical decision making and health care quality
  • Analysis and management of health data for improvement in clinical practice, biomedical research and public health services


Knitting together the field of data science and health care, a degree in biomedical and health informatics opens up a world of career opportunities. Higher-level positions like research scientist, nurse informaticist, informatics director, chief information officer, data analyst, clinical informatics specialist, information analyst, and many others benefit from higher level education in health informatics.


Find complete details on this program on the Carolina Health Informatics Informatics (CHIP) website.