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Bachelors in M.I.

The Field of Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics is the rapidly developing scientific field that utilizes computer technology in the advancement of medicine. It is the application of computer science and information technology to every field of medicine covering patient care, medical research and development and medical education.

The RIT BS in Medical Informatics Degree Program

The Medical Informatics undergraduate program at RIT prepares students for a career as computing specialists in the medical field. It gives them a strong background in both science and computing and provides them with the necessary knowledge of the field of medicine. The graduates entering the field are given the title medical informaticians, biomedical computing specialists, programmer-analysts, database designers/administrators, computer consultants or other related titles. Their responsibility is to provide computing support to the medical field using the existing computer technology or to develop new technology for future medical applications.