Master’s Program (MS)

Discover how our master’s degree program can train you for leadership positions in the rapidly growing field of biomedical informatics or advance you toward doctoral training.

Prepare for Your Future

We’re as driven to see you succeed as you are.

Join our program, and we’ll provide you with the skills you need to manage information in health care, industry and biomedical research settings.

You’ll learn how to evaluate and work effectively with the concepts, systems and tools of biomedical informatics — key qualifications for high-level technical, policy or planning positions.

For those of you interested in an academic or industrial research career, your master’s degree will give you a solid foundation for PhD studies.

Train with the Experts

If you’re seeking specialized training, meaningful research projects and thoughtful mentoring, you've come to the right place. 

Our internationally recognized departmental faculty have the depth of expertise to fine-tune your focus and further your career goals.

Too, we count nearly 30 adjunct faculty members among our partners. These specialists come to our program armed with a broad range of interests within informatics. They work in community health care or have primary affiliations with our medical school or other UB schools, including:

  • dental medicine
  • public health 
  • nursing
  • pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences
  • engineering
  • management
  • the College of Arts & Sciences

These collaborations open doors for you, allowing you to train in a variety of environments — from hospitals and other clinical health sites to public health settings and biomedical research laboratories.

Explore Your Interests

Our curriculum broadly surveys the range of clinical and biomedical sciences information management theories, methods, tools and challenges at local, regional, national and international levels.

But we also let you tailor your training to your interests. You may choose selective and elective courses in your field or concentrate your curriculum in one of our five divisions:

Our faculty members have received national and internal recognition for their research, so you’re assured of training with leaders who not only stay current on the latest advances in their respective fields, but contribute to them as well.

Contact Us


Schwartz, Diane

Diane Schwartz, MLS

Research Associate Professor

UB Downtown Gateway 77 Goodell Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-816-7221