Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in one of the following fields, or a closely related field: biomedical informatics, biology, life sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, biomedical engineering, business, computer science, supply chain management, health sciences or medical studies.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. graduate admission application and application fee
  2. official transcripts
  3. two letters of recommendation
  4. statement of purpose
  5. proof of English proficiency

Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency regardless of current residency. Students should see the Graduate College requirement https://admission.asu.edu/international/graduate/english-proficiency.

Admission examinations are not required.

Degree requirements

31 credit hours including an applied project (BMD 593)

Required Core (19 credit hours)
BMD 502 Foundations of Biomedical Informatics Methods I (3)
BMD 510 Current Perspectives in Biomedical Diagnostics (3)
BMD 511 Health Economics, Policy, and Payment Models (3)
BMD 513 Principles of Diagnostic Technology: Immunoassays (4)
BMD 514 Principles of Diagnostic Technology: Molecular Diagnostics (3)
BMD 667 Regulation of Medical Diagnostics (3)

Electives (6 credit hours)

Research (3 credit hours)
BMD 592 Research (3)

Culminating Experience (3 credit hours)
BMD 593 Applied Project (3)

Additional Curricular Information
Students should see the academic unit for an approved elective list of BMD courses. They should note that BMD 592 and BMD 593 are contiguous courses and cannot be taken in different years.