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Welcome to the Applied Health Informatics (MS/AHI) Program

About the Program

The Master’s in Applied Health Informatics is a full-time degree program offered at Stony Brook Southampton. The curriculum was developed with input from regional CIOs, health IT hiring managers, and national experts to bridge the gap between academia and real-time workforce skills and competencies required in today's healthcare industry. Learn more about the program >

Why Choose MS/AHI at Stony Brook Southampton?

  • 15-month degree program
  • No GRE required for admission
  • 16 credits of hands-on experience working in regional hospitals, health IT vendors, and community-based healthcare organizations
  • Specializations in clinical informatics, data analytics, and leadership and knowledge management
  • Faculty with a high level of professional experience and expertise in informatics
  • Low SUNY tuition - approximately $29,000
  • Entry-level salaries range from $60,000 to $80,000
  • 80% of the Stony Brook MS AHI graduates are working full-time
About HIMSS: HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. Visit HIMSS is a part of HIMSS WorldWide, a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS WorldWide encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS WorldWide, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.