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Master of Science in Health Informatics

Entry Terms
Fall & Spring (Boston, Online)

Available 100% Online: Yes

Application Deadlines:
Domestic Students:
August 15 (Fall), December 1 (Spring)

International Students:
July 1 (Fall), November 1 (Spring)

Credits Required for Graduation
33 Semester Hours

The impact of Information and computer technology on the healthcare industry continues to grow. So does the demand for professionals whose expertise spans these fields. The Master of Science in Health Informatics at Northeastern University prepares you to successfully address the combined clinical, technical, and business needs of today’s health-related organizations.

You’ll have the unique opportunity to:

  • Choose the degree program that meets your professional goals—a traditional master’s, a master’s for those with non-technical or non-clinical backgrounds, or a career-advancing graduate certificate.
  • Build and differentiate your resumé, while earning valuable, hands-on experience through our customized co-op program.
  • Connect with our extensive global alumni network at leading healthcare and IT firms, such as Partners Healthcare, Boston Children’s Hospital, Athena Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and EMC.
  • Study part- or full-time on our Boston campus or anywhere in the world with our 100% online format.

Move into this high-growth field, from a range of backgrounds.

Our Master of Science in Health Informatics ALIGN program prepares you for success by providing a customized curriculum that links your undergraduate specialization to your graduate studies. A previous background in health informatics is not required.

About Northeastern

The MS Health Informatics program at Northeastern University enables you to create the educational experience that best meets your career and life goals. Recognized as a top 50-research university, we offer a dynamic learning environment, fueled, informed, and inspired by professionally-oriented, hands-on study.

Experiential learning. Industry-aligned coursework. Flexible study options. Plus, a global network of faculty practitioners, corporate partners, distinguished alumni, and fellow students. Together, these form the cornerstone of an education that’s innovative, yet relevant; practical, yet transformative.

  • Experiential learning—the integration of classroom study with professional experience—is at the heart of our health informatics master’s program, online, on campus, or hybrid
  • With our MS in Health Informatics program, you can join an ever-expanding global network of more than 3,000 corporate partners and 230,000 alumni, with a powerful presence in more than 90 countries.
  • Discover a graduate education designed to satisfy the needs of both the student and the industry. 
  • Experience our health informatics master’s program through an innovative online education model driven by cognitive science, informed by employers, and powered by experiential learning.     
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Explore our health informatics master’s program at Northeastern University and discover how a Master of Science in Health Informatics can help advance your career and life. It all starts here.