24 months
7980 USD/year
7980 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Health informatics is a fast-growing field that merges cutting-edge information technology with patient-centered care. Mercer University’s Master of Science in Health Informatics is designed for aspiring or current professionals who are working in a clinical setting or in an IT-related field.


Key facts

Coursework emphasizes applying current technology to deliver effective, efficient, and sustainable healthcare services. Program curriculum develops competencies in several areas:

  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Technologies
  • Interoperability Standards
  • Risk Assessment and Telehealth
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS)
  • Healthcare Software Requirements Specification
  • Systems Analysis and Design

Designed for busy and working adults

Mercer University’s M.S. in Health Informatics offers the convenience and value you need to earn your graduate degree and further your career. The program is offered in a fully online format and features live, virtual meetings. Students have the opportunity to interact with peers and highly-credentialed professors. Students have the same access to faculty and campus resources as those taking courses on-campus. Students can comfortably take two classes per week while maintaining a work-life balance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Informatics for Healthcare System
  • Human Computer Interaction and Usability in Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Data Management
  • Healthcare Data Analytics
  • Evidence Based Decision Making and Clinical Knowledge Management
  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Technologies in Health Informatics (HI) and Interoperability Standards

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $35 Non-refundable Application Fee ($100 for International Applicants)
  • Transcripts from All Previously Attended Institutions
  • Letter of Recommendation: Submit one letter of recommendation/support from a person in current or past leadership structure.
  • Résumé: Applicants must submit a current résumé.
  • Supplemental Work Experience Document: Provide a supplemental document that lists IT or clinical experience.
  • Interview

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

  • Evaluation of Foreign Credentials
  • Official Translations
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): The TOEFL or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test is required for international applicants whose primary language is not English.
  • Financial Guarantee
  • Visa Status

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3990 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3990 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Macon

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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