Learn how to optimize the use of data to improve healthcare outcomes.
The demand for educated and skilled professionals in healthcare information technology is high. The industry is migrating to a more digital landscape and there’s an ever-growing need for professionals to connect the gap between data and physicians allowing for a more fluid, comprehensive model of care.
Bryant's Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics is an interdisciplinary field of study in the healthcare industry that uses information technology to organize and analyze health data and records to improve healthcare outcomes.
Students will be able to:
Analyze, understand, and model a specific healthcare problem in terms of data, information, and knowledge of the healthcare system
Use critical thinking and analysis to identify possible solutions to problems and generate efficiencies to enhance the equitable delivery of healthcare
Communicate data orally and visually to key stakeholders Implement solutions to problems using technology
Create new theories, methods, technologies, and processes to address biomedical informatics problems
Collaborate in teams to effectively engage with key stakeholders in healthcare both within and across disciplines
Graduates who leave the program are equipped with the knowledge of the healthcare industry and technical skills needed to effectively analyze complex health data, manage health information systems, and support the increased utilization of electronic health records.
The 10-course, 30-credit, in-person program can be completed in 18 months or 12 months with classes over winter and summer sessions.
Why earn your MSHI at Bryant?
Our award-winning professors are renowned leaders in their specializations
Small class sizes and a low student-faculty ratio
Become a part of Bryant’s extensive alumni network of 50,000 proud graduates
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Be in high demand as a skilled professional in healthcare information technology
Small class sizes, personal mentoring, and caring and supportive faculty get to know you as an individual and help tailor your experiences to your career aspirations
Our award-winning professors are renowned leaders in their specializations and combine the latest theory with practical approaches in their teaching.
What must my application include?
In addition to the application form, you will need to submit a statement of objectives, a current resume, as well as a letter of recommendation, official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended, and your application fee (waived for Bryant alumni).
Are there any special requirements for international applicants?
An international applicant is defined as any person that requires a student visa to study in the United States. International applicants are eligible to apply to any graduate program, provided they have successfully completed the equivalent of a United States bachelor’s degree and have the appropriate diplomas and/or satisfactory results on transcripts or leaving examinations from the country in which the degree was earned. International applicants must complete all program-specific application requirements as well as all additional international application requirements outlined below.
All applicants whose primary language is not English (or for whom English is not one of their primary languages) are required to submit proof of satisfactory English proficiency. Exceptions will be made if the applicant completed an undergraduate or graduate degree at a regionally accredited institution within the U.S., or if the language of instruction for an earned undergraduate or graduate degree was entirely in English. At this time, the only acceptable forms of proof for English proficiency are the TOEFL, IELTS, and Duolingo English Test, with minimum score requirements listed below.
TOEFL iBT: 85
Duolingo English Test: 105
An official score report must be sent directly from the examination organization to the Graduate Programs Office at Bryant University (TOEFL School Code: 3095).
Fall Semester I
Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
Healthcare Law, Privacy & Ethics
Spring Semester I
Data Visualizations and Communication
Healthcare Operations and Systems
Fall Semester II
Electronic Health Records
Spring, Summer or Fall Semester
Evidence-Based Decision Making
Database Management for Healthcare
Data Mining & Machine Learning
2022-2023 Academic Year*
$3,420 per 3-credit course ($1,140 per credit)
*Tuition rates are subject to annual change based on approval by the Board of Trustees, typically in the spring of the preceding academic year.
Students can apply for government-sponsored and private education loans. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
In addition, Bryant University accepts payments directly from a number of employers who have tuition assistance programs. In other cases, students may be eligible for reimbursement of educational expenses.