Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Program name Health Informatics Graduate Program
Institution Northeastern University
Address 360 Huntington Ave., 202 WVH
City Boston, MA
ZIP Code 02115
Website http://healthinformatics.neu.edu
Certificates and degrees Master of Science in Health Informatics, Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Software Engineering, Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Management and Exchange, Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Privacy and Security, Master of Science in Health Data Analytics, PhD in Personal Health Informatics

Description

MS in Health Informatics

With the Master of Science in Health Informatics, an interdisciplinary program between CCIS and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, you will gain the knowledge and skills to use information technology to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. Whether you’re looking to expand current job responsibilities or launch a new career, the program allows you to tailor the coursework to fit your background and advance your career in this growing field.

MS in Health Data Analytics

The Master of Science in Health Data Analytics (an intensive interdisciplinary program between CCIS and the Bouvé College of Health Science), prepares you to succeed in this emerging field at the intersection of health informatics, data science, and computational modeling. A strong, competency-based curriculum addresses a wide spectrum of analytics, including data acquisition from traditional and emerging data streams, data aggregation methods, data mining algorithms, predictive computational modeling, and visualization techniques. The program consists of a standard track geared for candidates interested in an industry or healthcare career, as well as a research-based track focused on Personal Health Informatics or Population Health.

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Management and Exchange

The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Management and Exchange offers you the knowledge needed to support the collection, management, retrieval, and exchange of electronic health data. It is designed to prepare you for a position as a specialist in data management, interoperability standards, and health database design. This eight-month program consists of five courses (15 credits). Most students take three courses in the fall and two in the spring. Courses in the certificate program also apply toward master’s degree requirements. This gives you the flexibility to complete a certificate and be well on your way to earning a degree if you decide later to continue your education.

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Software Engineering

This Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Software Engineering offers software engineers the background in health informatics as well as interchange and interoperability standards needed to better understand the context in which they work and perform effectively in a health-related organization. Program design is flexible to allow completion on a rapid schedule or a slower pace that is more compatible with full-time workers. This eight-month program consists of five courses (15 credits). Most students take three courses in the fall and two in the spring. Courses in the certificate program also apply toward master’s degree requirements. This gives you the flexibility to complete a certificate and be well on your way to earning a degree if you decide later to continue your education.

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Privacy and Security

The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Privacy and Security combines knowledge of health informatics with a strong foundation in important information security issues. Northeastern’s status as a National Security Agency Center of Excellence for Information Security Education and Research ensures the program is both relevant and of high academic quality. This eight-month program consists of five courses (15 credits). Most students take three courses in the fall and two in the spring. Courses in the certificate program also apply toward master’s degree requirements. This gives you the flexibility to complete a certificate and be well on your way to earning a degree if you decide later to continue your education.

PhD in Personal Health Informatics

The Personal Health Informatics (PHI) doctoral degree at Northeastern is a joint program between the College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS) and Bouvé College of Health Sciences. It combines interdisciplinary curriculum with rigorous research opportunities, including collaborations with industry, medical institutions, community organizations, and other partners throughout Boston’s robust health, technology, and personal health sectors. All to explore the potential of patient-centered health and wellness technologies. Our transdisciplinary program focuses on innovations that improve care from the patient’s perspective, setting us apart from medical and health informatics degrees which focus primarily on the impact of provider-facing systems. These personal health technologies are used by non-health professionals both in and out of clinical settings, and in various life stages of illness and wellness. We are committed to educating future leaders who will transform health care and empower individuals to lead healthier, more engaged, and higher quality lives.