Master of Science in Medical Imaging & Imaging Informatics
The 28-32 unit M.S. in Medical Imaging & Imaging Informatics (MIII) is a unique degree that prepares you for a career in biomedical imaging, image processing and medical imaging informatics, including Picture Archiving & Communication Systems (PACS). The M.S. degree requires that at least 28 approved units must be satisfactorily completed, of which at least 21 units must be at the 500 level or above.
- Medical imaging and health information industry;
- Military healthcare system
- General healthcare industry including hospital enterprise, HMO, and private enterprise. The MSBME program is also suitable for you if you intend to continue in graduate school or medical school.
- Healthcare entrepreneur
- Medical school
Topics covered include PACS application servers; digital-based tele-consultation with medical images; PACS-based CAD, informatics infrastructure of micro CT, MR, and PET; image-based neurosurgical Comm and Module; PACS simulator; image security in HIPAA environment; bone age assessment from a hand digital atlas; homeland defense strategies; medical simulation and modeling; data grid for image data disaster recovery; Cyberknife information system for brain tumor treatment; DICOM-based radiotherapy information system; and much more.
Program of Study
Select one of the following degree completion options:
Option 1: Coursework Only
Option 2: Coursework + Master's Thesis
Degree Course Requirements
Total Units: 28
1. Required 7 courses: 28 units
- BME 501 | Advanced Topics in Biomedical Systems (4 units)
- BME 513 | Signal & Systems Analysis (4 units)
- BME 525 | Advanced Biomedical Imaging (4 units)
- BME 527 | Integration of Medical Imaging Systems (4 units)
- BME 528 | Medical Imaging Informatics (4 units)
- BME 535 | Ultrasonic Imaging (4 units)
- EE 569 | Introduction to Digital Image Processing (4 units)
- Technical Elective Courses (if necessary)