Biomedical Informatics PhD

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Program Description

Graduate study in biomedical informatics provides an in-depth foundation in evaluating and managing concepts and systems related to information management in healthcare, and biomedical research settings. Our graduates will be well prepared for technical, policy or planning leadership positions in healthcare, industry, or biomedical research settings. Our faculty have research portfolios including clinical informatics/decision support, bioinformatics/translational research informatics, biomedical ontologies, clinical population/public health informatics, and the socio-technical/human centered design of biomedical information systems.

Program Contact

Cheryl Kennedy
77 Goodell Street, Suite 540
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: 716-888-4847

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours


  • 4 to 5 Years

Application Fee

  • N/A

Admission Tests**

  • GRE
  • MCAT

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.