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MS in Health Informatics

The MS in Health Informatics (MSHI) program provides students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to use information and knowledge processing methodology and information and communication technology efficiently and responsibly in order to improve health outcomes in varied settings. Students graduate with an understanding of both information systems and healthcare that complements their prior educations and experiences.

A Growing Field

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has projected an increase of over 20% growth in job opportunities over the next decade for health informatics related positions such as medical records and health information technicians, and medical and health services managers.

Quality Education for the Working Professional

  • The MSHI, housed in CCI, draws on the strengths of health-related colleges at Drexel University, including the College of Nursing and Health Professions and Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Students acquire knowledge and skills in information systems as they function in healthcare today. Courses also address social and organizational aspects of system implementation in a wide variety of health-related environments
  • Graduates of the MSHI program are prepared to work in informatics-related positions in primary and hospital care, industry, government and academia
  • Students may complete their degree on a full- or part-time basis
  • Practicum gives students the opportunity gain experience in their field and use their new knowledge before graduation

MSHI Course Requirements & Descriptions

Please visit Drexel's Graduate Catalog for course requirements and course descriptions. To find out when courses are offered, please visit Drexel's Term Master Schedule

Apply Now

The MSHI is offered as an online program only. For more information, or to apply, visit Drexel Online at You can also visit our Graduate Admissions page for admissions deadlines and requirements for the MSHI program.