Texas Woman's University

24 months
30528 USD/year
30528 USD/year
15336 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Informatics program of Texas Woman's University allows students to tailor their education to their interests by offering an emphasis in clinical applications, data science/data analytics, health studies or community informatics.


Key Features

TWU’s master of science degree in informatics is a brand-new program beginning in fall 2016. By studying in the Informatics program of Texas Woman's University, students will acquire the skills needed to gain the advantage in a competitive job market.

Majors in this program will build upon a set of foundational courses and choose discipline-specific courses within an approved Application Area (Clinical Applications, Data Science/Data Analytics, Health Studies, Sports Informatics, or Community Informatics) to complete the major.

Course content for the degree provides a central set of knowledge and skills that all informatics students will possess and then allows students to explore and refine their understanding of informatics as it is applied to high-demand professions and careers.

Majors will learn to use technology and data analytics to derive meaningful information from data for data and decision-driven practice in user-centered systems.

Informatics is the interprofessional study and application of information science, computer science, cognitive science, and organizational science to the arts, sciences, and professions.  

Informatics includes a formal study of information including:

  • its structure, properties, uses and function in society,
  • the people who use the information and the technologies that are developed to record, organize, store, retrieve, and disseminate the information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Informatics
  • Database Systems
  • Big Data: Management, Access, and Use
  • Data Communication Networks
  • Human-Computer Interface
  • Statistical Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 credit hours
  • Demonstrate skills and competencies in information and communication technology as evident in work experience or prior coursework
  • Statement of intent and career goals in informatics provided in an essay no longer than two pages
  • Resume
  • Two academic or professional references should submit letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15264 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15264 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    15336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7668 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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