MS in Health Informatics
Hofstra's Master of Science in Health Informatics offers an innovative curriculum and advanced training for the next generation of health informatics professionals who utilize the power of information technology to transform healthcare and improve the quality of patient care.
Hofstra's interdisciplinary Health Informatics program is designed to address the foundational concepts of information technology systems in healthcare. Advanced training prepares students to lead IT based innovation and transform healthcare delivery, management, and planning. Graduates of the program will be familiar with current health information systems and technologies and will be prepared to analyze, design and manage evolving health information systems for a wide variety of clinical, administrative and research purposes.
Integral parts of the program are the small class sizes and applied experience culminating in a six-credit practicum where students are assigned to rotations at affiliated health information system departments within various health systems such as Northwell Health to obtain hands-on skills and experience in areas such as electronic medical records, health information exchange, and integration and data analytics. The practicum rotations offer training, experience, and exposure in all disciplines of health informatics.
HIT Program Director:
Khalid Moidu, MD, DOC
Associate Professor, Health Professions, Hofstra University