Combine information technology, computer science and knowledge management competencies with the Master of Advanced Studies in health informatics program, offered through the College of Health Solutions.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year.
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Earn your master's in health informatics

This degree equips professionals from inside and outside the health industry with a foundation in clinical informatics. Students also utilize electives to develop a more specific focus, such as clinical workflows or modern health technology. .

Graduates of the master’s in health informatics online program develop methodologies for disease prevention, treatment, patient care and knowledge access in a variety of health care contexts. Degree holders may work with clinicians, biomedical and computational scientists, knowledge management professionals, educators and health care consumers.

Our master’s in health informatics online program was developed for working professionals like you, providing a flexible approach to education that allows for self-paced learning. This makes balancing work and personal commitments with education significantly easier. Courses in the health care informatics degree program are delivered over condensed 7.5-week sessions. Students complete 30 credits in all, including:

  1. 12 credits of core coursework.
  2. 15 credits of electives.
  3. 3 credits of an applied project at the end of the program.

A well-respected college that supports students:

The College of Health Solutions encourages students and faculty to research solutions to pressing global challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Especially notable achievements include:

  • In the fall 2019, the College of Health Solutions had 6,758 students, 289 Barrett Honors scholars, 163 faculty members and $14.5 million in research expenditures.
  • Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.


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A strong master’s in health informatics program relies on faculty to provide key instruction and encourage your growth as a student. College of Health Solutions faculty engagement and research achievements include:

  • Leadership within the Mayo Clinic.
  • Diabetes and cardiovascular disease research.
  • Health monitoring technology research.
  • Big data analysis to improve patient health.
  • Study of human communication through state-of-the-art cognitive, behavioral and neuroscience techniques.
  • Research to understand the link between environment and policy on food security and community health.

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What can I do with a master’s in health informatics?

Primarily, graduates analyze vast amounts of data in order to create and implement business solutions, but a health care informatics degree can position graduates for many different potential career paths. You aren’t limited to one or a few highly defined roles. The health care industry has many different facets, which means graduates can seek opportunities that align with their specific interests, experience and knowledge developed through the elective courses in the MAS in health informatics program.


Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in a related field such as biology, computer science, medicine, nursing, pharmacy or public health, from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. Graduate admission application and application fee
  2. Official transcripts
  3. Current resume or curriculum vitae
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. Statement of purpose
  6. Proof of English proficiency

Additional Application Information

Applicants whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency. A TOEFL score is required for applicants whose native language is not English.

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