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Master's in Health Informatics

Health Informatics students are from a wide range of backgrounds, including  medical/clinical, management information systems, kinesiology, integrated physiology, bio/chem-informatics, computer science, cybersecurity, biomedical engineering, and more.

A Flexible, Stackable Master's Program

The Health Informatics graduate program requires 30 credits of course work and/or research for the MS degree. Students who successfully complete the required 30 credits of course work will earn an MS in Health Informatics degree plus 3 graduate certificates (1 foundational certificate + 2 focus area certificates).

You'll begin with the 12-credit Foundations of Health Informatics certificate, then complete two of the three focus-area certificates, below. A custom plan of study for is formulated for each individual as they enter the program.

MS Requirements

  • Health Informatics Graduate Foundations Courses (12 credits)
  • Focus Areas (9-18 credits)
  • Elective courses or Report option or Thesis option (6-10 credits)

Completion Options

Elective Courses

A maximum of two courses or six credits may be used for elective credit.

Any SAT 5000 level course not taken from above and the following.

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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.

Eligibility: An undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related technical 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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