Master’s in Health Informatics

Harness the power of information technology to transform and improve the healthcare system with a Master of Science in Health Informatics. This 41-credit master’s degree combines an innovative curriculum with advanced training to give you a thorough understanding of current health information systems and technologies. Through the program’s coursework and integrated field experience, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge necessary to analyze, design, and manage health information systems for clinical, administrative, and research purposes.

Note for International Students: Health Informatics is a STEM program

Why Health Informatics?

With a career in health informatics, you’ll be able to strengthen the healthcare system and ensure the highest quality of care for patients across diverse settings through the improvement of technological policies and procedures. As a health informaticist, you can make an impact in the healthcare system in settings such as hospitals, government agencies, healthcare facilities, pharmaceutical agencies, and nonprofit organizations. You’ll be able to work in areas such as policy development, information technology, and cybersecurity.

Applying to the MS in Health Informatics Program

This 41-credit graduate program features an integrated practicum in which you’ll gain hands-on experience in health informatics areas such as electronic medical records, health information exchange and integration, and data analytics.

Learn More about Admission and Curriculum

The program director reviews all graduate applications and then distributes merit-based scholarships to eligible applicants. No other materials are needed other than your application to be considered for a scholarship.

Continuing students will be notified when additional scholarships become available and students can apply for them.

Please also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition remission and assistance benefits.

Get in touch with the Office of Student Financial Services to see if you qualify for need-based aid and other resources that can help fund your degree. Matriculated students may also apply for available campus jobs, which are listed in Hofstra’s student portal.

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Steven C. Lindo, DPS, MSc
Program Director and Assistant Professor