Health Informatics



Health Informatics is a collaborative activity that involves people, process, health technologies and health analytics. According to the American Medical Informatics Association: Analytics involves the actual analysis of the data; Informatics is the application of that information


  • Clinical Analyst
  • Health Care Information Systems Analyst
  • Nurse Informatics
  • Population Health Analyst
  • Program & Project Manager
  • Public Health Analyst

Program Highlights

Health Informatics is the intersection of 3 major disciplines

Health Informatics is an interdisciplinary area of study that includes Healthcare, & Health Technology, Computer Science, and Mathematics. Here are some of the significant healthcare areas of knowledge that comprise healthcare analytics that is driving the high demand for Health Informatics Specialist.

  • The modernization of Healthcare Delivery Systems, The implementation of Electronic Health Records and the Incentive driven Revenue Model, Value Based Purchasing (VPB).
  • The industry is faced with an explosion of healthcare data. Healthcare data is rich and complex, it is structured or unstructured. Processing this data into information will be requires using Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Algorithms to discover latent or hidden Insights.
Health Technology, Mathematics, Computer Science

Program Details

Visit the Hofstra campus or connect with the graduate admission team. We will answer your questions and put you in touch with program faculty or degree candidates to learn more. Contact us at or call 516-463-4723.

To be considered for the MS in Health Informatics program, you must have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.

Start your application online where you can upload the following documents:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities. You may initially submit unofficial copies of your transcripts online for your application review, but official transcripts will be required once you are accepted into the program.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement identifying your career goals, interests, and experiences

An interview with the program director can be required.

Visit the Health Informatics program page to learn more.

International students: Health Informatics is a STEM program. Please review additional admission requirements.

Apply to the MS in Health Informatics program at any time with our rolling admissions policy.

The MS in Health Informatics is awarded to students who successfully complete 41 semester hours.

Visit the Health Informatics program page to learn more.

Faculty Profiles

Dr. Steven Lindo

Dr. Steven Lindo is Program Director and an Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Health Informatics, Department of Population Health at Hofstra University with over 31 years of applied computing industry experience and deep technical skills.

Meet Dr. Lindo
Dr. Steven Lindo

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How to Apply

Earn the professional recognition and personal achievement you seek with a graduate degree from Hofstra University. Whether you study online or on campus, full or part time, you will benefit from small class settings with nationally recognized faculty and a community of peers all contributing to a transformative learning experience. Questions? Call 516-463-4723 or email our graduate admission team at