Contribute to the emerging field of health informatics
The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) is an interdisciplinary program offered by Bouvé College of Health Sciences and Khoury College of Computer Sciences. Gain the knowledge to use information technology that improves healthcare delivery and outcomes while collaborating with fellow students from diverse professional backgrounds—including nurses, pharmacists, physicians, programmers, project managers, and analysts. Through coursework and research opportunities, you’ll learn to navigate and understand the relationships among information technology, patients, and the healthcare system.
We offer two concentrations and a no concentration option:
The Personal Health Informatics Concentration includes courses such as Creation and Application of Medical Knowledge, Computer/Human Interaction, Biostatistics in Public Health, and completion of a Thesis or Capstone Project.
Health Informatics (Without Concentration) requires courses associated with Business Management, Health Informatics, Technical (such as Biostatistics and Public Health), and a Capstone Project.
The Health Informatics Analytics Concentration is offered in conjunction with Northeastern’s College of Engineering, offering electives such as Computational Modeling and Structured Data Analytics for Industrial Engineering, Healthcare Systems Modeling and Analysis, and Data Mining in Engineering. Required coursework include courses associated with Business Management, Health Informatics courses, Technical, and a Capstone Project.