Earn Your MS in Health Informatics & Analytics Online

Interdisciplinary Curriculum Blending Healthcare and Data Science

Harness the Power of Data to Improve Health Outcomes

With the online Master of Science in Health Informatics & Analytics from Tufts University School of Medicine, you will gain the knowledge and practical skills you need to improve the overall health of individual patients and communities using health information technology (HIT).

Curriculum Overview


Total Credits


Credits of Electives

Complete in as few as

20 Months


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Designed for both IT and healthcare professionals, our interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on emerging technologies and advanced information systems, and you will learn how they can be leveraged to enhance healthcare decision-making, efficiency, and safety.

Develop a Comprehensive Skill Set

Comprehensive in scope, the master’s program is designed to give you a solid foundation in both the health informatics and analytics disciplines. You will develop well-rounded knowledge surrounding the full life cycle of health data along with an understanding of how to execute change based on your findings. You can then choose how you want to further focus your degree with electives.

Health Informatics and Analytics Electives

Health informatics and analytics electives give students a deeper understanding of the full data life cycle and the crucial role information technology plays in improving health outcomes. Some electives include:

  • Health Information Systems, Standards, Decision Support
  • Design and Evaluation of Digital Health Technologies
  • Informatics for Healthcare Professionals
  • Informatics for Public Health Professionals
  • Applied Univariable Statistics
  • Applied Multivariable Statistics
  • Introduction to Python for Health Informatics and Analytics
  • Data Trust—Information Governance in Health Organizations

In-Person Immersion and Capstone

As part of the program, you will attend a three-day immersion experience on our campus in Boston.During the immersion, you will collaborate with faculty, subject matter experts, and classmates to build the foundation for your capstone project.

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The Tufts School of Medicine Experience—Delivered Online

The online MS in Health Informatics & Analytics program takes the same collaborative learning approach as on the on-campus programs offered by Tufts University School of Medicine.

Discuss real-world health data problems and solutions with classmates located across the country during weekly, face-to-face online classes.

Focus on your specific interests in the field with personalized guidance from Tufts professors, thanks to small class sizes and regularly held online office hours.

Complete interactive, self-paced course work at a time that works best for you, so you can balance your daily life while advancing your education.

Launch a Career Focusing on Health Data

Learn how our online MS in Health Informatics & Analytics program can prepare you for a career
dedicated to improving health outcomes with data. Request information today.

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