Master of Science in Health Informatics*
Create innovative solutions for patient and organizational health.
Are you passionate about improving health outcomes? Fascinated by technology's limitless potential? Enjoy the best of both worlds with a career in health informatics.
With an MS in Health Informatics online from Brandeis GPS, you'll gain new skills and career prospects at the intersection of care delivery and technical innovation. Learn at your own pace in small, asynchronous classes with other working professionals, including nurses, physicians, programmers and administrators.
Your instructors are leading practitioners who share their real-world experience in healthcare IT, data analytics, law and related fields. They prepare you to succeed as a health informatics specialist able to:
- Build and implement IT data solutions that meet clinician and administrator needs while improving patient care.
- Work with clinical and financial stakeholders to shape data governance policies that comply with HIPPA and other regulations.
- Lead and manage projects that drive dramatic change in processes and practices.
- Implement information systems to support strategic decision making
*Received official STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) designations
Courses and Requirements
Part-time | Fully online | Financially accessible
Your 30-credit Health Informatics MS program includes required courses covering the fundamentals such as health data and electronic health records, data security and project management. Electives allow you to go deeper into areas of interest, including emerging technologies, leadership and strategy.
The Health Informatics Industry
A rewarding career on the rise
From consultants to in-house project managers, health informatics experts have diverse career options in a thriving industry that is expected to grow by 20% through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The Bureau also reported that health informatics professionals with a master’s degree earn up to $20,000 more annually than counterparts with only a bachelor’s degree.
Meet Our Featured Faculty
Learn from informatics pioneers.
Our Health Informatics faculty are some of the leading professionals in their fields today. They share their real-world expertise from the realms of healthcare, technology and business. You’ll also benefit from their professional connections that can help you meet your career goals.