12 months
23332 USD/year
23332 USD/year
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As a field, medical informatics is about improving the patient-physician relationships by solving technological problems in health care. At the Health Informatics program of Michigan Technological University, you'll be on the frontlines of an exciting and expanding field. Are you ready?


The Health Informatics program of Michigan Technological University requires 30 credits of course work and/or research for the MS degree. The program offers core courses and three specializations. Students declare a specialization on admission to the graduate program and a comprehensive plan of study for each individual is formulated as they enter the program.

What you'll work on

You'll dive deep into the multidisciplinary field of informatics, decision support systems, telemedicine, ethics, security and privacy of data, consumer health informatics, interoperability, health development, international health care systems, and translational research informatics. You'll design and implement innovative applications and promote new technologies to improve health care. Choose one of three specializations in addition to core courses in healthcare information, security, and privacy; imaging informatics; healthcare data informatics.

Where you'll work

Our research centers and laboratories serve as critical resources, incubators, and testing grounds for world-changing ideas and innovations. You'll also work in one of nine community clinics for exposure in a variety of health care settings, such as primary, in-patient, ambulatory, behavioral health, community, and regional initiatives.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Security and Privacy
  • Artificial Intelligence in Health
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Designing Security Systems
  • Population Health Management and Monitoring
  • Clinical Decision Support Modeling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Apply at least a semester in advance of projected admission to improve your chances of receiving funding.


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Résumé / Curriculum vitae
  • Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale
  • No GRE Required
  • TOEFL: Recommended Score of 79 iBT
  • IELTS: Recommended Overall Band Score of 6.5

Tuition Fee

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    23332 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23332 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houghton

1000 - 1500 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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