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Informatics 

Northeastern University

Master On Campus
18 months
Duration
26333 USD/year
26333 USD/year
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About

The Master of Professional Studies in Informatics at Northeastern University 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 innovative program at Northeastern University prepares IT professionals for management positions by connecting computing skills and applications to real-world issues of information strategy, data governance, ethics, and business intelligence.

Program Objectives

  • Gain a strategic framework for aligning competitive strategies, core competencies, and information systems
  • Examine concepts, architectures, protocols, standards, and security models for digital networks
  • Acquire tools and techniques for effectively managing small, medium, and large programming projects
  • Learn how to adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to research and analysis
  • Understand what is required to research, identify, design, implement, secure, and manage technology
  • Explore cutting-edge software principles and programming techniques

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Management Systems
  • Information Technology Strategy and Governance
  • Information Systems Design and Development
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Informatics Capstone
  • Information Technology Policy, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
  • Foundations of Information Security Management

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

On Campus

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)
  • Professional resumé
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 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

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