Health Informatics, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, United States
24 months
1237 USD/credit 18555 USD/year
1237 USD/credit 18555 USD/year
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The Health Informatics program of Rochester Institute of Technology is designed to equip health care professionals with vital skills to fill emerging health information technology roles. 


The Health Informatics program of Rochester Institute of Technology prepares you for success in today's complex health care field through the interplay of people, information, and technology. In this program, you will  learn how information is used to advance knowledge and improve health care, preparing you for future computing careers that require more than just programming. 

The unique blend of RIT informatics faculty and Rochester Regional Health clinical experts provides students with the data analytics, programming, and clinical experience to combine theory and practice. 

Key features

  • Comprehensive foundation in health informatics 
  • Practical use of data in the health care setting 
  • Clinical faculty from Rochester Regional Health
  • Study with board-eligible practicing physicians

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Health Informatics
  • Practice of Health Care
  • Medical Knowledge Structures
  • Clinical Information Systems
  • Project Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred.
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Submit a current resume, personal statement, and two letters of recommendation.
  • Complete an interview with the program chair (for those without health care or IT work experience).
  • It is recommended that applicants have a minimum of three years of experience in a health care, health-related, or information technology organization. Applicants who do not meet this requirement may be asked to complete certain undergraduate courses as a bridge for the content knowledge required for the graduate program.
  • Applicants from international universities are required to submit GRE scores.
  • A test of English Language aptitude (TOEFL) is required of all applicants and course registrants whose native language is not English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18555 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1237 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    18555 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1237 USD per credit during 24 months.

The online MS in Health Informatics requires 30 credits and costs $1,237 per credit hour

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


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