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  • All FIU Business face-to-face classes had a seamless transition to remote instruction thanks to our experience accumulated over more than two decades of online education.
  • We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2020. We will support you through the application process and provide deadline flexibility if necessary.
  • As always, our enrollment advisors are available to help you with any questions or concerns regarding our graduate programs.

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.

To be eligible for admission to the MSHIA degree program, prospective students must:

  1. Hold a four-year U.S. equivalent Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

  2. Have a minimum upper division grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.

  3. Achieve a competitive score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE). FIU University's code is 5206.

    Waiver of the requirement could be considered if either:

    a. The applicant has a minimum of four (4) years of professional experience directly related to the program 

    b. If the applicant already completed a graduate degree in a directly related field from an accredited university with a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or

    c. Having an analytics, business, computer science, engineering, healthcare, information systems, information technology, or math, or science undergraduate degree from an accredited school with an upper division grade point average (GPA) of 3.25, or higher, and have completed an internship.

  4. Provide a personal statement on the motivation to attend the program, including personal and career goals.

  5. Graduate student applicants whose studies were completed outside of the U.S. must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by presenting a minimum score of 80 on the iBT TOEFL (equivalent to 550 on paper-based version), or 213 on the computer-based TOEFL, or 6.5 overall of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Entrance through Graduate Certificate of Health Informatics option

If applicant is a student in the FIU Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management or FIU Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics programs, and has completed the first 12 credits with a GPA of 3.25 or higher, he or she may be eligible for admission to the MSHI&A program. Appropriate courses from the Certificate program may be transferred into the MSHI&A degree program.

Please click here for more information on the Graduate Certificate of Health Informatics.

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.

Currently Accepting Applications for Fall 2020.

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 www.toefl.org. When requesting the official scores, please refer to the Florida International University Institution code 5206. To obtain more information about the IELTS, visit www.ielts.org.

  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 mshia@fiu.edu

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