Gain the tools and skills you need to integrate advanced digital technologies into the field of healthcare, and use electronic data to improve healthcare delivery.

The MS in Health Informatics program was designed to provide students with:

  • A curriculum that reflects the current industry standards and principles.
  • Timely perspectives from a team of subject-matter experts, industry thought leaders, health management experts, national policymakers, and researchers.
  • Current texts, articles, and interactive media along with experience with emerging technologies.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: 24 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 16 credits


More about our MS in Health Informatics program

  • Career Options

    An MS in Health Informatics degree will allow you to further your experience as a information technology professional, in positions such as:*

    • Systems analyst
    • Application specialist
    • Project manager
    • Informatics consultant
    • Researcher

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Curriculum

    Graduates of our MS in Health Informatics online program will:

    • Gain an in-depth understanding of new and existing digital technology and health information management systems within the context of the U.S. healthcare system.
    • Prepare to lead in the development, implementation, evaluation, and management of information technology solutions to improve patient health and the health care delivery process.
    • Use health informatics to reduce the occurrence of medical errors.
    • Utilize health information technology for decision-making support, knowledge management, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment and management to optimize cost efficiencies in the healthcare system.
  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Health Informatics program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Health Informatics program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your MS in Health Informatics at Walden?

  • Optional Practicum

    Students can integrate their knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.



“What surprised me most about my Walden experience was the ease of completing my degree while working full time."

Jimmy Watson | MHA student, BS in Health Studies graduate