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

Core Courses

14.5 credits

Track Courses

12 credits (informatics)
12 credits (analytics)

Elective Courses

6 credits (informatics)
6 credits (analytics)

Capstone Courses

4.5 credits

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.

The 36-credit online program can be completed in as few as 20 months.

Specialize in Health Informatics or Analytics

Comprehensive in scope, the master’s program is designed to give you a solid foundation in both the health informatics and analytics disciplines, yet you will specialize in the discipline that best matches your background and professional interests:

Health Informatics Track

Designed for recent graduates and professionals with a healthcare or public health background, this track will prepare you to guide health information technology (HIT) development to improve outcomes from a clinical, public health, or research perspective.

Health Analytics Track

This track is designed for healthcare professionals with an interest or background in statistics, clinical epidemiology, computer or data science, and related fields. You will learn to apply your knowledge of health data, analyze and interpret trends, and support decision-making.

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.