Brandeis University

The Rabb School Division of Graduate Professional Studies

Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics


415 South Street, MS 084

Waltham, MA 02454

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Health and Medical Informatics

Format: Online

Program Description:

As the information systems within the health and medical industry grow more complex, organizations need leaders who can manage healthcare delivery with new information technology standards in mind. These individuals must possess a deep knowledge of regulations around medical data; the capacity to use information systems to support strategic decision making; and the ability to develop and implement efficient IT solutions to improve patient care.

As a student in the Brandeis GPS Health and Medical Informatics Program, you'll learn alongside working professionals looking to advance their careers along with their educational goals. The program will equip you to:

  • Build and implement IT solutions that improve healthcare outcomes.
  • Design policies that ensure the privacy and security of patient data.
  • Use healthcare analytics to guide informed decisions.
The 30-credit part-time, online program has six required courses and four electives.


New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) 

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must possess the equivalent of a four-year bachelor's degree from a US accredited institution.

International Student Requirements:

Test scores from either the TOEFL or IELTS English proficiency exam are required for non-native English speakers. There are some exemptions for international applicants who have completed their degrees within certain countries. Refer to our website or complete the form on this page for more information.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: A variety of loan programs, including the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan and the TERI Continuing Education Loan, may be available to Graduate Professional Studies students who meet this criteria.

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Find Schools