Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics
Brandeis University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics addresses the growing need for professionals who need to possess both analytical skills and business acumen with the goal of improving health care delivery systems through information technology.  Graduates with a Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics are prepared to facilitate the development and advancement of emerging information technologies to improve health care delivery and cost efficiencies, gain an in-depth understanding of new and existing health information management systems within the context of the U.S. health care system, become proficient in the "language" of health care, navigate the rules around using medical data, and obtain relevant information to assess changes to the health care system.  Students also learn the development, implementation, evaluation and management of information technology solutions to improve patient care and the health care delivery process, utilize health information technology for decision support, knowledge management, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment to optimize cost efficiencies in the health care system, and effectively interface between the data systems developers and the user community.


  • Must have a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or equivalent
  • Official transcript(s) from every college or university attended
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of goals
  • Letter of recommendation
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL scores) if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education