Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
When prospective students want to learn more about SBMI, our admissions staff members often get this question; “What kinds of jobs can I get after completing this program?” While this is a very important item to consider before starting a new graduate program, the correct answer to that question is unique to each individual asking it.
Biomedical informatics is interdisciplinary and draws in professionals from a wide range of fields. As a result, individuals from an array of industries can find career advancement in the field. While current or recent work experience plays a role in the types of careers available to our students, educational background, past work history and areas of interest in informatics are important too.
So let’s revisit the original question we often hear from prospective SBMI students; “What kinds of jobs can I get after completing this program?” There are many resources available to help answer that question in great detail. Here are some resources for determining what types of careers the field of informatics has to offer you:
Over the past two years, SBMI’s enrollment has doubled as new students join the program in hopes of landing a new career or finding advancement in their current role. Using the tools above can give those students, and even potential students, a better understanding of where they fit in within the field of informatics.