Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master of Science in Health Informatics program requires:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A 3.0 undergraduate GPA (work experience is also recognized in demonstrating a candidate’s readiness for graduate coursework)

Please note that the GRE is not required for admission to the master’s degree programs in health informatics.

Additional Requirements for International Students

TOEFL or IELTS is required for international students whose primary language of instruction was not English.  Students with a TOEFL score below 95 or IELTS below 7.5 will be admitted only as an exception.

Application Process

To be considered for admission to the master’s degree or graduate certificate programs, please provide:

  • A completed application form
  • A written statement of purpose and career goals
  • A resume listing position responsibilities
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted online
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended*

Send all supplemental application material to:
Graduate Admissions & Student Services Bouvé College of Health Sciences
123 Behrakis Health Sciences Center
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA - 02115
Phone: 617-373-2708
Fax: 617-373-4701

*International students must submit their official transcripts to World Education Services for credentialing. Once you have received the verification of your degree and transcript from WES, it can be forwarded to the address above. (See for information about this process.)

Quick Info

  • 33 Quarter Hours
  • $39,996.00 total tuition
    (Based on 2016-2017 tuition rate)
  • Full-time years to completion: 2 years
    Part-time years to completion: 2.5-4 years