The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions

Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)

The Master of Science in Health Informatics is a rigorous program at the intersection of biomedical and information sciences, providing students with a broad knowledge of the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape as well as a deep technical foundation in computer science and programming.


The USF Advantage

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The program in Health Informatics draws upon expertise in related graduate departments and programs throughout the University, particularly Analytics, Biotechnology, Business and Entrepreneurship, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Simulation, Computer Science, Nursing, and Public Health.

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  • Clinical decision support systems
  • Global health informatics
  • Mobile health apps
  • Bioinformatics

Technology with Purpose

An important focus of the program is the use of advanced technology for reducing health disparities and improving healthcare among underserved populations.

Career Options

Students are prepared for careers as clinical data scientists, entrepreneurs or executives in large hospitals or medical centers, research institutions, startups, government health agencies, and global health organizations.

More Information
Learn more from our program brochure.


Please contact Tamara White, Graduate Enrollment Manager, in the School of Nursing and Health Professions at (415) 422-3627 or

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