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Core Courses

The core courses provide a comprehensive structure for the foundations needed for all students in Biomedical and Health Informatics irrespective of their special interests. This includes a series of seminars that deal with different aspects of Biomedical and Health Informatics.

All students must take the following core courses or must have taken equivalent courses in previous study. Students should plan on taking the core courses before other courses, as students must pass a qualifying exam covering these courses before acquiring 24 credits in the program at UWM.

Required Core Courses / 16 to 20 credits

Medical Informatics, MCW 13200(A,B), (6 quarter credits) 4 credits
Health Care Informatics, UWM HCA700 2 credits
Human Pathophysiology, UWM CLSCI701 and CLSCI702 6 credits
Medical Informatics Seminar, MCW/UWM COMPSCI870 (This 1 credit course should be taken four times during the program) 4 credits
Data Bases, UWM COMPSCI557 or BUS ADM749 3 credits
Medical Ethics, MCW 12202 1 credit
UWM HCA722 Legal, Ethics and Social Issues in Healthcare Informatics 3 credits