Brandeis University


Program name Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics
Institution Brandeis University
Address 415 South Street
City Waltham, MA
ZIP code 02453
Certificates and degrees Master of Science
Graduate Certificate
Full time or part time Part time
Online learning options All courses available online


The MS in Health and Medical Informatics program offered by the Division of Graduate Professional Studies at Brandeis University is a professionally oriented degree emphasizing industry relevant knowledge to further career goals. Offered online, the curriculum focuses on the study and application of principles of information management, design, integration, implementation, and evaluation to enterprise-wide health care information systems. The program was designed by an advisory committee of professionals in the field of health and medical informatics.

There are basically three classifications of students for this program: general career changers who want to move into the health care industry, individuals working in IT at a hospital or healthcare IT company, and clinical health care workers. The curriculum has been designed to enable graduates to understand and affect developments in the health and medical informatics field from a technical, theoretical, and managerial perspective.

This is a ten-course degree program with six required courses and four electives. Completion of the six required courses qualifies the student for a Graduate Certificate in Health and Medical Informatics.  Course details can be found at  Classes are taught by working professionals with extensive experience in the field.  Class sizes are small and limited to 20 students.

Contact Information

Division of Graduate Professional Studies