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MS in Healthcare Informatics

Develop healthcare delivery and management expertise with our MS in Healthcare Informatics program.

Our healthcare informatics degree prepares you for management and leadership roles in the healthcare industry. Students who choose this graduate program are often either information technology (IT) professionals pursuing health information management or healthcare professionals pursuing information technology specializations.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment in healthcare management is expected to grow faster than average and that job prospects are good for those with experience in healthcare systems and in management. Our program of study can be completed in three years, part time, and courses are offered in the evenings so you can continue to work as you complete your degree.

Why should I enroll in Adelphi’s MS in Healthcare Informatics program?

  • Projected job growth in healthcare informatics is expected to be much faster than average, with a median wage of more than $90,000.
  • You have the opportunity to complete a program practicum at some of the largest regional healthcare centers in New York.
  • Classes are scheduled to fit course work around your busy life and career. You can complete the program in three calendar years by taking two courses each semester and one course each summer.
  • You can obtain a 21-credit Advanced Certificate in Healthcare Informatics while pursuing the master’s degree.


Adelphi’s Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics online degree takes an interdisciplinary approach. We integrate concepts in business, health informatics, information systems, organizational and project management as well as data security and analysis—all within a healthcare framework.

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You can widen your knowledge by learning from our diverse faculty of industry experts.

Thomas J. Virgona, PhD

Hasan Sapci, MD


The total cost of the MA will include tuition, University fees, books, other supplies, etc.

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How do I apply to the HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS Program?

Admissions requirements include:

  • College of Nursing and Public Health application along with a nonrefundable $50 application fee
  • Essay: 500-word personal statement describing your interest in the MS in Healthcare Informatics program
  • Official transcript(s) from all schools previously attended. Students applying for admission to the MS in Healthcare Informatics program must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7.
  • Two letters of recommendation: One should be of an academic nature from a faculty member who is familiar with your academic work (e.g., a former professor or instructor); the second reference should be from an individual who can discuss your work or relevant experience.
  • Résumé: Work experience and career progression are important and will be considered by the admissions committee.

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