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Master of Science in Biomedical Diagnostics

University/Institute: Arizona State University (ASU)
Location: United States - Phoenix
Focus: Medical Informatics
Recommended Undergraduate Degrees: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Other: Health Science
Degree Offered: MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (< 1 year)MS/MSc/MA/M.Eng (Major/Primary Degree)

Key characteristics of program:

Offered online through The International School of Biomedical Diagnostics, this professional degree is designed to give you a broad perspective of the field with a focus on applied research, technology development, reimbursement and regulation, and current perspectives in the field. The program will employ a blended learning approach adopting online and face-to-face elements. Students will also be offered the opportunity to be involved in an Applied Project that will include industry partnerships, as well as experiences at both ASU and DCU. The degree will cover central areas related to the diagnostics field within the program: the technology of diagnostics, the application of diagnostics, the business of diagnostics and the legal/policy of diagnostics.

Program Goals:

Graduates will learn how diagnostics influences every facet of healthcare including pharmaceutical and technology development, patient management, health care finance, and health care policy. You will develop an understanding of the regulatory, business, legal, and technological facets of biomedical diagnostics. The 30-credit hour program includes courses such as Principles of Diagnostic Technology, Health Economics, Policy and Payment Methods; Current Perspectives in Biomedical Diagnostics; and Principles of Diagnostic Technology. It culminates with an applied project where students collaborate with academic and industry partners. Graduates will be prepared to work with top biomedical companies in positions that will transform healthcare. They will also be prepared for advancement and management positions within the field.

Additional Information

Year Program Established: 2017
Scholarships/assistanceships may be available: Yes
Type of academic terms: Other

Average number of applicants per year: 100
Average number of applicants accepted per year: 40
Average number of incoming students per year: 20
Average number of graduates per year: 0

Program URL: https://asuonline.asu.edu/online-degree-programs/graduate/master-science-biomedical-diagnostics
Syllabus URL: https://chs.asu.edu/sites/default/files/biomedical_diagnostics_course_listings.pdf

Contact Person: George Runger ( isbd@asu.edu )

Last updated: May 31, 2016

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