Master of Science in Health Informatics atGeorge Mason University , FairfaxDepartment of Health Administration and Policy

Duration

2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1949

Highlights

  • The master of science in health informatics provides students with highly specialized knowledge and skills needed to support the adoption and use of health information systems and data analytic applications for a variety of clinical, administrative, and research purposes
  • The program combines healthcare, medical, and information technology domains, and places particular emphasis on the interdisciplinary collaboration between these fields
  • This 33-39 credit graduate degree program prepares students to become health information systems specialists, health data analysts, health care managers, and consultants
  • Students will learn about emerging technologies likely to impact the delivery of health services in the future
  • The program provides a basis for students who wish to continue their education toward a doctoral degree in health informatics or a related field
  • The program consists of three concentrations: Health Data Analytics, Health Informatics Management, and Population Health Informatics
  • Graduates of the program may be employed in health information technology firms, health care/service organizations and their business partners, as well as public health entities

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #801-1000

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #453

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #148

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 21,74,268
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 12,36,524
InsuranceINR 2,51,608
Graduate Student FeesINR 4,871
Mandatory FeeINR 2,19,619
TotalINR 17,12,622

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ November 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
10th

No specific cutoff mentioned

12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

CGPA - 3.2/4

  • Applicants must hold a BA or BS degree or equivalent from an accredited university or college
  • Although the field or major is not a criterion for admission, the applicants are expected to have taken basic-level computer science/technology, mathematics, and statistics, and be familiar with these fields
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) or above is preferred
  • Preferred applicants should have a background in information technology or health care; however, the background is not required to be admitted and succeed in the program
  • Clinicians are encouraged to apply. Furthermore, although experience is not required, applicants with at least 1 year of professional work experience in a medical or health-related organization OR 1 year of work experience in information technology in any sector are preferred

TOEFL

Marks - 88/120

  • With a minimum of 20 points in each section.

PTE

Marks - 67/90

IELTS

Marks - 7/9

  • With  6.5 in each subsection

Duolingo

Marks - 120/160

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

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  • Two Letters of Recommendation required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarships
Mason Foundation Scholarship- Graduate Students
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