Health informatics faculty and students
MS in Health Informatics

A Multi-Disciplinary Professional Field

Health informatics, a multi-disciplinary professional field, studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem-solving, and decision making. The advancement of technology in the medical field, accompanied by the requirements to keep sensitive data confidential, has created a robust need for health informatics specialists who work at he intersection of information science, computer science, and health care.

Health Informatics Employment Outlook

Employment of medical and health services managers, the BLS sector into which Health Informatics falls, is expected to grow much faster than average at 28% from 2022 to 2032, with professionals earning a median salary of $110,680 per year in 2023. Students graduating from the MTU MS in Health Informatics program have a median average starting salary of approximately $107,900 per year and often receive multiple job offers. 

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LEAP Advantage

Students from India, earn your STEM master’s degree at one of the leading health informatics departments in the US with state-of-the-art labs and computer centers.

  • GRE scores are waived for students applying through Leap Advantage.
  • 1st semester, study online in India and then transition to Michigan Tech’s campus.
  • Academic mentoring, pedagogy, and coursework by MTU faculty and staff.
  • Non-academic support provided by Leap, including visa, counseling, mentorship, and soft skills training.
  • Save on overall costs and still have OPT opportunities.


An undergraduate degree in a health related or computing focused field from a regionally accredited academic institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

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