Degree Requirements (Fall Admits)

The MS portion of the degree program requires successful completion of 30 credits. Students have the option of picking 10-credits of electives from a wide variety of course options that best suit their interest and future career goals.

Fall Required Core Courses Credits
SYSM-593

Critical Reading in Systems Medicine

1

BCHB-586

Molecular Biology for Bioinformatics

2

SYSM-590

Applications of Biostatistics to BIG DATA 3
SYSM-591 Biomedical Informatics 3
Total:   9
Spring Required Core Courses Credits
BCHB 580

Systems Biology and Bioinformatics

3

SYSM-585

An Introduction to Genomic Medicine

2
SYSM 594  Translational Bioinformatics 1

SYSM 596

Clinical Metabolomics 2

SYSM-602

Systems Medicine Internship 4
Total:   12
List of Electives Courses
Course Title Semester Credits

BCHB 514

Introduction to Bioinformatics

Fall

1

BCHB 516 Molecular Medicine Fall & Spring 2
BCHB 522 Drug Targets & Design Spring 1
BCHB 529 Human Diagnostics Spring 2
BCHB 541 Structural Biology Spring 2
BIST-541

Principles of Epidemiology

Fall 3
BIOL 390 Molecular Biology Spring & Summer 3
PBIO 566

Fund. Mol. Biol. & Genetics

Fall & Spring 1
PHAR 588 Drugs, The Brain, and Behavior 1 Fall & Spring 3
MICB 515

Microbiology of Biological Threats Agents & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Fall & Spring 3
MICB 524

Emerging Diseases: Past as Prologue

Fall & Spring 2

MICB 551

Biohazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases 

Fall 1
TBIO 523

Cancer Epigenetics

Fall & Spring 2

SYSM 592

Cancer Bioinformatics Spring 1

CLTR-900

Analytic Approaches for Regulatory Science: Biostatistics, Systematic Reviews, Bioinformatics, and Patient-Reported Outcomes

Spring 3
SYSM-597

Applied Bioinformatics

Summer 3