Master of Science in
Health and Medical Informatics
Build the infrastructure of better healthcare, with a Master’s in Health and Medical Informatics. Develop and manage the IT solutions that keep your neighbors, family, and friends healthy. Gain the analytical and business knowledge to become a healthcare systems engineer, administrator, or architect, or become a practice or project manager. Focus on your talents and reach beyond, with Brandeis.
Why Health and Medical Informatics at Brandeis?
  • Courses developed and taught by experts in the field
  • Addresses evolving and emerging industry challenges
  • Online program meets comprehensive standards for distance learning
Graduates 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.
  • Participate in 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.
  • Effectively interface between the data systems developers and the user community.
Online Learning at Brandeis GPS
  • Small online classes
  • Quality standards and best practices
  • Dedicated student advisors
  • Courses split into weekly modules
  • Students regularly interact and collaborate with faculty and peers
  • No set meeting times

“This master’s program will help develop IT professionals who are needed to fully deliver the country’s health care system initiatives.” –John Glaser, Vice President and CIO, Partners Healthcare


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