Fast Facts

Our program was among the first to partner with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) to provide their 10x10 certification.

MSBI Program graduates were among the first group of physicians in the nation to become board certified in clinical informatics.

MSBI Program students have completed internship and practicum experiences at many sites including Cleveland Clinic Florida, Palmetto General Hospital, National Institutes of Health, and Mayo Clinic.

The Biomedical Informatics Program is growing with faculty positions currently available.

Our students have twice won the South Florida Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Chapter Scholarship.

As a part of the Biomedical Informatics Program’s Academic Organizational Affiliate status with the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), all full time students are entitled to a free HIMSS membership!

The Biomedical Informatics Program was ranked No. 6 out of 25 on’s 2015 list of Best Value Online Master’s in Health Informatics and Health Information Management.


"NSU's M.S.B.I. program gave me the tools and knowledge to navigate the health informatics industry with confidence. It prepared me to provide meaningful contributions to seasoned professionals and organizations. Two years after graduation my relationship with the program is still going strong."

Teresa Blanco, M.S.B.I., (’12), Charge Services Support Analyst at Cerner Corporation

"Tons of work to get reach this simple goal: 'The right information, to the right person, at the right time.' The healthcare industry is not there yet, but with programs such as NSU’s Biomedical Informatics program, it will be soon."

April M. Green, M.S.B.I., ('13), Clinical Integration Specialist at Holy Cross Hospital

"This program allowed me to gain the experience that I needed in order to follow the career path that I wanted to take."

Anthony Meglino, N.C.P., M.S.B.I.,(’14), NextGen EHR Template Developer Consultant at Dell

"The program helped me turn an adversary into an opportunity. Tenacity and a strong drive led to my success in M.S.B.I. program and in my world."

Stephen Amoah, M.S.B.I. (’14), Ph.D. Student

"The faculty and staff of the NSU MS in Biomedical Informatics program are amazing! I was nervous to enroll in this program because I had little knowledge of the healthcare industry. With preparation from the pre-requisite courses, I was able to obtain an entry level position in healthcare. Approaching the end of the program, I was able to obtain a promising healthcare IT position, where I could effectively contribute my knowledge and skills at a large healthcare organization."

Kenneth Simpson, Current Student, Application System Analyst II at University of Maryland Medical System

Transfer Credits

Applicants or enrollees of the NSU-COM Biomedical Informatics Program may petition for a transfer of a maximum of 12 credit hours towards their degree from a regionally accredited institution for degree seeking students, and a maximum of 6 credit hours toward their certificate for certificate seeking students. Any exceptions require the written approval of the program director.

To be considered for transfer of credit, courses must have been completed less than five years prior to the beginning of the student's first semester in the program. All courses to be transferred must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the program, as determined by the Program Director and appropriate faculty.

All courses considered for transfer into the program must have been successfully completed with a grade of "B" (80%) or better. Transfer course grades are not calculated towards the students Grade Point Average.

An accepted applicant to the program who wishes to receive transfer credit, must submit a written request along with the appropriate verification documents (e.g. official transcripts, syllabi, and catalogs) to the Program Director. Download Credit Transfer Request Form here.