Health Informatics

University of Pittsburgh

24 months
46814 USD/year
46814 USD/year
27590 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Through a Master of Science in Health Informatics (HI) at the University of Pittsburgh or one of our HI certificate programs, you'll learn how to use data and technology to improve the value of health care. 


The field of Health Informaticsat the University of Pittsburgh is experiencing explosive growth. The number of related jobs is expected to grow 20 percent by 2026. Graduates of a Health Informatics program can expand their careers in a number of fields, including health management, heath analytics, and health technology. Prepare for employment as a health data scientist, privacy officer, or a health informatics business analyst, and more.

Pitt SHRS faculty are committed to developing the next generation of master’s-trained health informatics professionals regionally, nationally, and internationally. Our expert faculty are thought leaders at the forefront of innovation in the industry and are helping to shape the future of health informatics. Choose from our online and on-campus options. Programs can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis depending on your educational and professional needs.

Programme Structure


  • Data Science 
  • Health Informatics 
  • Health Care Supervision and Management 
  • Registered Health Information Administrator 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the SHRS ApplyYourself application.
  • Application fee of $50 
  • Two letters of recommendation are required. These recommendations should be from college level instructors or employers/professionals who have supervised your work in a paid or volunteer capacity. 
  • Statement of Purpose/Essay
  • Transcript(s) from each college or university attended 
  • Applications can be submitted when course requirements are in progress

Tuition Fee

  • International

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46814 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    46814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46814 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    27590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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