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Health Informatics Master of Science


You have the option to complete this degree entirely online.

Looking at health data from all the angles

Identifying problems and crafting solutions using biomedical data—while never forgetting patients’ needs—is what we’re all about.

The Master of Science in Health Informatics degree integrates health care, health information technology, informatics, and many other fields. Our students learn to analyze and protect patient data, and to improve the quality of medical care and make it more efficient.

CAHIIM-accredited and AMIA-approved


Our Master of Science in Health Informatics is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and approved by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

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Far-reaching health informatics careers

You’ll find our graduates creating technologies used on the front lines of medicine, shaping electronic health record and clinical information systems, ensuring privacy and the security of health information, and helping clinical teams use digital devices and new technologies to serve more patients.

Our graduates are employed as:

  • Access program manager
  • Clinical informatics associate
  • Clinical quality analyst
  • Clinical research
  • Data engineer
  • Health data analyst
  • Medical informaticist
  • Public health informatics analyst
  • Quality management

Our graduates work in:

  • Hospitals
  • Insurance companies
  • Government agencies
  • Health IT software companies




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Personalize your degree to meet your goals

Our 36-credit-hour program equips students to examine how patients use their health care information, and to the build the tools that make it easier to manage unstructured data and extract useful information. By learning how to appropriately utilize natural language processing and other tools, our graduates can improve clinical decision support, electronic health records management, and patient privacy.

You’ll complete your health informatics master’s degree with either a thesis or a project, which provides a practical solution to a health information problem.

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The Health Informatics accreditor of Indiana University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Master’s degree in Health Informatics has been reaffirmed through 2030. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at