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The power of your degree

The Health Informatics MS degree enables you to prepare for leadership and specialist roles in a range of health-related organizations. The program offers:

  • A tailored education to match students’ needs and experience with a Master of Science in Health Informatics or Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics.
  • The expertise of both CCIS and Bouvé College of Health Sciences, with faculty who are senior leaders in health informatics
  • Both on-campus and online courses are available to meet the needs of both working professionals and full-time students
  • Research opportunities and an academic pathway to the Personal Health Informatics PhD
  • Strong industry connections

Here’s what people have to say about the Health Informatics MS degree program:

“Northeastern is very advanced in their Health Informatics program. As an Align student, I was given the opportunity to enter an entirely new career path. The faculty offers extensive support and provides an amazing atmosphere to harbor the new knowledge and experiences gained throughout this program.”

– Kellie Leonce, MSHI 2017

“As a non-clinician, the Health Informatics program provided a great jump off point for my career in managing the technical, administrative, and clinical considerations necessary to be an effective change agent for a health system. The faculty brings real-life application to each class, as well as invaluable mentorship outside of the classroom to guide my professional development.”

– Paul Ramos, MSHI 2012

Telehealth Project Specialist, Partners Healthcare

“The MSHI program provides a wide range of courses that integrate information technology, management science, and health science. The theories and practices that I learned from the classes offered me deeper understanding in the area of Personal Health Informatics, which is the focus of my PhD studies.”

– Yixuan Zhang, MSHI 2017

PhD Student, Personal Health Informatics

Northeastern is an Academic Organizational Affiliate of HIMSS

HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate

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MS in Health Informatics Curriculum

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