Department Overview

Founded in 1991, the Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (DPSM) is a center for research and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels for computer science, health informatics, bioinformatics, mathematics, statistics, chemistry, biochemistry, physics and geology. The department offers courses such as B.S. Applied Physics (Health Physics), B.S. Biochemistry, B.S. Computer Science Majors in Health Informatics and Statistical Computing, and M.S. Health Informatics Major in Bioinformatics.


A center of excellence providing globally competitive and socially relevant education and research in science and mathematics integrating the health sciences ethos


  1. To produce leaders and innovators in the fields of science, health, and technology
  2. To generate research outputs of national and global relevance
  3. To provide education, training, and technical services to the community