BMHI Program Costs and Funding Resources

Invest in your Biomedical and Health Informatics career

Earning a Master of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics is an investment in your professional future. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the demand for health informatics professionals to grow 22% by 2022, much faster than employment overall. This 16-month (three semesters) program will provide excellent employment opportunities with an expected salary that will quickly return your investment dollars.

Partial scholarships are available. Applicants will be selected for these awards during the application review process. There is no need to submit additional paperwork to be considered for a partial merit scholarship.

2018/19 Tuition and Fees (per semester)

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Credit hours Resident Nonresident
0-2.9 $3,014.89 $5,166.26
3-5.9 $5,045.26 $9,348.01
6-8.9 $7,075.64 $13,529.76
9 or more (full time) $9,106.01 $17,711.51

 

Funding Resources

There are several organizations at UNC that students seeking external funding can utilize:

UNC Graduate School Funding Page – The Graduate School can help connect you to funding options. You can apply for merit-based grants, awards, fellowships and assistantships. Many of these funding awards include tuition support. You may also apply for financial aid, including need-based grants.

Graduate Funding and Information Center-The Graduate Funding Information Center (GFIC) supports current and prospective UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students seeking sources of funding for independent research, collaborative projects, fellowships, program development, and other scholarly activities.

Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid – The Office of Scholarships and Student Aid provides information about applying for financial aid and allows those that have already applied to check their aid status.

Funding Information Portal-The Funding Information Portal is a collection of databases and other resources selected to help UNC graduate students, faculty, and staff identify and apply for funding opportunities.

Proposal Resources

The following resources provide guidance for those who have identified an applicable funding source and are drafting a proposal:

Successful Proposals Collection– This collection of successful proposals serves as a reference for UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the process of applying for funding for research or advanced study.

UNC Writing Center-The UNC Chapel Hill Writing Center is a free service for UNC students and faculty. Our writing coaches are friendly graduate and undergraduate students from a variety of academic disciplines who are specially trained in teaching writing.