"Leaders in business, education and government must take action to foster a new generation of talent with the technical expertise and unique ideas to make the most of this tsunami of Big Data."

-Richard Rodts, Manager of Global Academic Programs, IBM

graduate degrees

Case Western Reserve University offers two graduate degrees specializing in big data for biomedical applications.

A special master's degree track in Health Informatics is offered through the Case School of Engineering's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Through the School of Medicine, students can earn an MS or PhD in Systems Biology and Bioinformatics, with tracks available in Molecular and Computational Biology, Translational Bioinformatics, Clinical Research Informatics, and Applied Health Informatics. 

Additionally, the School of Nursing offers nursing informatics courses at both the undergraduate and master's levels.


After the development of a new undergraduate degree in Data Science, Case Western Reserve will also develop a post-baccalaureate certificate program, comprised of core data science courses and the choice of application domain specialization.