MS in Health Informatics & AnalyticsApplication & Requirements

Application & Requirements

Our Master of Science in Health Informatics & Analytics candidates are highly motivated professionals intent on reaching that next level of leadership success. Only 40 students in total are accepted each fall, and admissions decisions can be quite competitive. Admission to the Master of Health Informatics & Analytics program is based on a variety of factors and will be evaluated holistically. Our admissions team carefully screens each application to ensure candidates are an optimal fit for the program demands and objectives.

In order to meet admissions requirements, you must meet ONE of the options listed below:

Option 1

You must have earned your bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0-grade point average in the last 60 credits of your undergraduate study and have at least four years of relevant professional experience in Healthcare, Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Analytics or Project Management. There is no GMAT/GRE required for this option.

Option 2

You must have earned your bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0-grade point average in the last 60 credits of your undergraduate study, and achieve a minimum score of 500 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or a score of 297 on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). FIU university's code is 5206. 

Option 3

You must have already obtained a master’s or other advanced degree in a directly related field (e.g., health administration, information systems, doctor of medicine) from an accredited college or university. You must have earned your bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0-grade point average in the last 60 credits, and earned your master’s or other advanced degree with a 3.0-grade point average. Acceptance to the program under this option requires final departmental approval.

Application Deadlines

We encourage you to apply early, as class size is limited to 40 students. This deadline is for online application, supporting academic credentials and appropriate test scores.

Start Term U.S.-based applicant International applicant
October September 1st September 1st

Application Process

  • Complete the Graduate Admission Application. Select “Create User Account” (Unless you have created one previously). Complete all required fields.
  • There is a non-refundable application fee of US $30.00.

Submit your completed application and all supporting documentation to:

FIU - MSHI&A Program
Chapman Graduate School of Business
Florida International University
11200 SW 8th Street, CBC 200
Miami, Florida 33199
  1. Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities. If the official transcripts are not in English, a second copy of the transcript must be evaluated by an official translation agency that is accredited by NACES and sent to our mailing address above. Visit the University Graduate School’s website for more information.

  2. Official proof of degree. A notarized copy of the original diploma is required if the degree is not posted on the official transcript(s).

  3. Your resume.

  4. Your Statement of purpose. Please note there is no minimum or maximum word or page count. The document should outline your professional goals and objectives in pursuing this graduate degree.

  5. Two professional letters of recommendation. This is an optional item, but it will strengthen your application consideration.

  6. Applicants whose studies were completed in a country whose official language is not English, must demonstrate English proficiency by taking either the TOEFL or IELTS – a University list of exemptions is available here. These tests are available worldwide. There is a fee for the examination. Minimum scores for the TOEFL are: 80 internet-based, 550 paper-based, and 213 computer-based. The minimum score for the IELTS is 6.5. To obtain information about the TOEFL exam, please contact the English Language Institute 305-348-2222, or visit When requesting the official scores, please refer to the Florida International University Institution code 5206. To obtain more information about the IELTS, visit

  7. Proof of US residency/citizenship.

Florida Residents: Two proofs of residency. Documents must be dated one year prior to the term you are seeking admissions. For a list of acceptable documents please click here.

International Applicant Requirements

If you are an international applicant, please add the additional documentation below to your application submission:

  1. Submit a completed and signed Declaration of Finances (DCF) form. Please note that the minimum amount in the DCF must be at least $64,714 for 2015-2016 academic year.

  2. Bank letter has to reflect $64,714.

  3. Sponsor letter (if applicable).

To check the status of your application, please call 305.348.4347 or e-mail the MSHIA office at

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