Health Informatics, MS

Be part of the future of healthcare

Situate yourself at the intersection of health, data, and technology with a degree in health informatics. This unique health informatics program is appealing to both clinicians and data analysts. Courses are delivered from the College of Health Professions and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems, providing you the opportunity to collaborate with master’s level Seidenberg students and other cohorts in the Health Informatics program.

MS in Health Informatics Program Highlights

Graduates of Pace's Health Informatics program are taught the skills needed to analyze healthcare data for a variety of employers including hospitals, practices, virtual healthcare, payers (insurance), and pharmaceuticals.

Day-to-day activities in an informatics role may include data collection, analysis, visualization, and interpretation to improve clinical processes and patient outcomes and achieve the Triple Aim. Other activities may center on the technology to improve access to care for more people and to improve the useability of the technology.

Through a Master of Science in Health Informatics, you will become familiar with the tools to manipulate data and the data systems used to provide care, including electronic medical records, clinical decision support, lab, and imaging systems.

“Healthcare technology is bringing us into an exciting world of truly personalized medicine and healthcare. This new program brings together the best of both worlds for people looking to make a difference.” —Jonathan Hill, Dean of Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information

Admission Requirements

  • Be a graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program
  • Demonstrate scholastic aptitude as evidenced by previous academic work, motivation, leadership potential and maturity
  • Have an undergraduate cumulative QPA of 3.0
  • No standardized admissions test (GMAT, GRE, or Miller Analogy) is required
  • Professional or related experience is preferred, but not required. Students can be successful even without a background in healthcare.

Choose Your Health Informatics Career

This health informatics program is thoughtfully designed for working professionals in clinical, data, and technology fields who would like to leverage their existing skills into this emerging and impactful field, as well as those who are interested in transitioning to another career.

Coursework is designed to prepare students to work at top institutions in the field, including Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York-Presbyterian, Columbia Medical Center, and New York University. Other career opportunities include major pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer, Regeneron, and Bayer, as well as systems like Blue Cross and Blue Shield, United Health, Aetna, government entities, and non-profits.

Career Options for Graduates of this Degree Program

  • Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Compliance Officer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineer
  • Health Data/Information Resource Manager
  • Health Information System Application Designer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Pfizer
  • Quantitative Analyst

Where Graduates are Employed

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • Facebook
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Google
  • IBM
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Microsoft
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Prudential
  • United States Government

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