Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics

Tap into the fast-growing field of healthcare informatics and learn how to optimize the use of data in our STEM-designated program. 

Masters of Healthcare Informatics

AT A GLANCE

Location and Start Terms:

  • Smithfield, Rhode Island
  • In-person and hybrid learning
  • Fall and spring start terms

Duration:

  • 12–18 months

Commitment:

Program Level: Graduate

College/School: Health & Behavioral Sciences

STEM-Designated Program

Bryant’s STEM-designated programs are at the intersection of business, healthcare, and technology that powers today’s innovative economy. Our students are prepared to think critically and analyze complex data to inform business decisions and are prepared to be leaders in STEM fields. International students with F1 visas graduating from this program may apply for a 24-month extension to their OPT in the U.S. 

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Our Value

Hear From Our Faculty

Nafees Qamar

“As the healthcare industry constantly evolves, stakeholders are putting more emphasis on utilizing new technologies, data analytics, and digital solutions to increase operational efficiency and improve patient care. A master’s degree in healthcare informatics can lead to many growing and lucrative positions in the healthcare industry.”

Nafees Qamar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Program Director
Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics

Unlock the Future of Healthcare

As the healthcare industry adopts a more digital landscape, healthcare informatics professionals are in high demand in this fast-growing field. Through our in-person and hybrid program, you’ll combine the fundamentals of healthcare and information technology and learn how to turn data into usable information that will guide decision-making and revolutionize patient care. 

Learn by Doing

Through targeted coursework and faculty mentorship, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Analyze, understand, and model specific healthcare problems and implement solutions.
  • Use critical thinking to generate efficiencies and enhance the equitable delivery of care.
  • Communicate data outcomes to key stakeholders in the field. 

You’ll also work with health professionals across New England on a capstone project or internship that uses actual healthcare data to innovate and solve problems, giving you valuable real-world experience to accelerate your career. Expect to pursue job opportunities across healthcare systems and software companies, public health organizations, insurance companies, long-term care facilities, and government agencies.

Boost Your Career

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, roles in healthcare informatics are projected to grow up to 32 percent, including positions with a median annual wage of $151,150. Job titles include:

  • Health Informatics Analyst
  • Clinical Informatics Specialist
  • Health Information Manager
  • Health IT Project Manager

About This Program