The Office of the Registrar has a complete breakdown of cost, but SBMI has compiled a cost estimate to serve as a quick reference. For a breakdown, please click here
Yes, courses taken in the Certificate Program with a grade of “B” or higher are transferrable into the Master’s and PhD Program.
Admission requirements vary per program, for a list of admission requirements of the desired program please click here
The admission process is handled by the Office of the Registrar. SBMI has compiled a roadmap that will make the admission process easier on the applicant. Please click here
For all students, the status of your application can be checked by contacting the Office of the Registrar directly. For all students admitted Summer 2012 and after, please check your application status on myUTH
For students seeking financial assistance, please contact the Office of Student Financial Services. For students interested in additional options, each year available graduate research assistant and teaching assistant positions are posted on our website, please click here
Currently, the Master of Science in Health Informatics, the Master of Science in Applied Health Informatics and the Certificate Program are offered 100% online. The Doctor of Philosophy in Health Informatics offers certain courses at a distance; however certain courses will require face-to-face time. If you require additional information or have further questions, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 713-500-3591.
There is no part-time PhD program. The Masters, Applied Masters and Certificate programs are all able to be done part-time.
Moodle, Second Life, Panopto, AdobeConnect Pro and Skype
The Applied Master’s Program prepares an educated workforce with the knowledge and skills to assess, implement, maintain, and evaluate Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and computerized health information systems. Whereas, the Master’s Program is a more traditional research program with the following focus areas: clinical informatics, cognitive informatics, computational informatics, and learning and technology.
rolling deadline semester prior to admissions
|Certificate Public Health
*not accepting Summer applications for the Applied Master's program.
Yes, we will need OFFICIAL transcripts from every university/college that you have attended (regardless of whether or not you a received a degree from that institution).
Yes, the GRE or MAT is necessary for the Masters, Applied Masters and PhD program. If you have previously taken any other standardized test, please contact the Assistant Director of Admissions @ 713-500-3591 as this is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Our graduates have assumed a broad range of positions in academia and the healthcare industry.
100% of our graduates are currently employed.
You must submit TWO applications - one to the School of Biomedical Informatics and another one to the School of Public Health.
Poster session is an event at the end of every semester. Usually, students who were enrolled in a course that requires a project have to present their project at poster session. Poster session is always the Monday following the last day of class from 4-6 pm. Please register your poster at SBMIAcademics@uth.tmc.edu
Everything required for graduation checkout can be found in the student handbook
under your respective program.
Submit an electronic copy of your approved State of the Science paper in Microsoft Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org
. The signed cover sheet for your respective program can be found in the student handbook
and must be either mailed or dropped off in person at the Office of Academic Affairs.
To register for courses, please log on to MyUTH. In order to enroll for classes, you will need permission from the course instructor or professor in the form of an approval code.
The current course list that is updated on a semester basis can be found here
An approval code is the key that allows you to register and enroll in the courses on MyUTH. Approval codes are obtained through instructors or the Office of Academic Affairs. Please note that prior email approval from the instructor must be forwarded to the Office of Academic Affairs in order to release the approval code.
Upon enrolling in the School of Biomedical Informatics, students are assigned an academic advisor. Should the student decide to change his/her advisor during their academic career that is at his/her discretion. There is a form that will be necessary to do this and it can be found here
An enrollment key is used for students participating in Moodle courses. It is used by the student to self-enroll him/herself in the course. You can obtain an enrollment key by sending an e-mail to the SBMI Office of Academic Affairs (SBMIAcademics@uth.tmc.edu
) or calling your instructor or the SBMI Office of Academic Affairs at 713-500-3591.
You will need to use your LDAP username and password to login to Moodle and enroll yourself in the registered courses. You can call your instructor or the SBMI Office of Academic Affairs to ask for enrollment keys. Our Moodle site is located at http://moodle.sbmi.uth.tmc.edu
The following PDF will give you directions for clearing your health insurance hold in MyUTH PDF
Yes, a request will need to be sent to Jaime Hargrave (Jaime.N.Hargrave@uth.tmc.edu
) including a jpeg file of a head shot (right at the shoulder) and the mailing address to where you would like the badge mailed.