Master of Science in Health Informatics

As information technology continues to transform healthcare, there is a need for specialists in the innovative field of health informatics. Graduates are prepared to become world-class innovators and leaders in the 21st century digital revolution.

Gain Real World Experience

A strong entrepreneurial focus runs through the entire program. Opportunities to engage with:

  • Silicon Valley digital health companies
  • Biotech startups
  • Global health organizations
  • Advanced technology centers in large medical systems

All students, regardless of background, will learn computer programming skills, which will be utilized and developed further throughout the curriculum.

Program Tracks

  • Health Data Analytics
  • Global Health Informatics
  • Behavioral and Mental Health Informatics

Learning Goals

Graduates with a Master of Science in Health Informatics are prepared to:

  • Lead the development and application of emerging information technologies to improve all aspects of healthcare delivery.
  • Master the "language" of health care, navigate the rules around using medical data, and utilize relevant information to assess changes in the health care system.
  • Utilize health information technology for decision support, knowledge management, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment.
  • Effectively interface between the technology developers and the clinical user community.
  • Assure that healthcare information technology advances patient information security and confidentiality and promote ethical healthcare decisions.