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Informatics (Online) 

Northeastern University

Master Online
18 months
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26333 USD/year
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About

The Master of Professional Studies in Informatics (Online) at Northeastern University is a STEM designated program that prepares you to excel in the fast-growing and dynamic field of informatics.

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Overview

In today’s technology-driven information economy, informatics—the analysis and design of how human beings interact with information—has applications across many industries, including healthcare, consulting, education, finance, manufacturing, and communications. 

From designing human-centered information systems to handling data and information security and creating mobile applications, informatics professionals bring technical expertise to bear on a wide range of challenges involving the usability, reliability, privacy, safety and security of information.

This Informatics (Online) program from Northeastern University prepares students to be successful for IT applications and management positions through a balanced curriculum that combines information science knowledge and technical skills training with an understanding of business fundamentals and strategic thinking regarding IT innovation. 

By connecting computing skills and applications to real-world challenges of information strategy, data governance, ethics and business intelligence, students earn competency in the areas of information technology management, system design and development, information security, human-computer interaction, data analytics, cloud computing and web services, and enterprise architecture.

Unique Features

  • A STEM-designated graduate degree allows international students to have extended period of Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • Online and on-ground programs provide flexibility to working professionals and international students who want to advance in Information Technology and Management
  • Program draws students from diverse educational backgrounds
  • Experiential learning experience provides students the opportunity to work on real-world business projects

Program Objectives

  • Balanced technical skill training and management courses, combined with real-world projects to demonstrate competency required for Information Technology Management
  • Learn programming techniques and database management, explore cutting-edge industry demanded software and tools
  • Gain a strategic framework and competitive strategies to design and develop information systems
  • Examine concepts, architectures, protocols, standards, and security models for digital networks
  • Acquire sufficient cloud computing skills for effectively managing IT resources in small, medium, and large business units  
  • Adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to real-world research, data analysis, and problem-solving

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Informatics
  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Technology Strategy and Governance
  • Information Systems Design and Development
  • Information Technology Project Management 
  • Informatics Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): identify your educational goals and expectations of the program
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts; official transcripts required at the time of admission
  • Two letters of recommendation: from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer
English language proficiency proof: students for whom English is not their primary language must submit one of the following:
  • Official associate or bachelor's degree transcript from an accredited college or university in the U.S., stating degree conferral and date
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or NU Global Exam scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26333 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    26333 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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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