Data Analytics, & Health Communication Graduate Programs
Earn a master’s degree and/or graduate certificate from a leading research university with top-ranked programs
- Evenings on campus
- Part-time or full-time
- No GRE/GMAT required
A 2018 report by Global Market Insights predicts that government initiatives coupled with increasing use of mobile platforms will drive the digital health market to surpass $379 billion by 2024—growth of more than 26 percent. More than ever, employers are seeking talent to help harness, visualize, and communicate healthcare data.
With flexible evening and online formats, graduate programs at Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) focus on practical, insightful, and adaptable knowledge, giving you tools that can be immediately applied on the job while remaining relevant, useful, and valuable to your career growth for years to come.
Prepare for essential roles in the growing digital healthcare market with BU MET’s graduate programs in digital health.
COLLECT: Programs in Health Informatics
- Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, Concentration in Health Informatics (online and on campus)
- Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics (online and on campus)
- Graduate Certificate in Medical Information Security & Privacy (online and on campus)
ANALYZE: Programs in Data Analytics
- Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics (online and on campus)
- Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, Concentration in Data Analytics (online and on campus)
- Master of Science in Computer Science, Concentration in Data Analytics (on campus)
- Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics (online and on campus)
CONNECT: Programs in Health Communication
- Master of Science in Health Communication (online)
- Graduate Certificate in Visual & Digital Communication (online)
Top Reasons Why You Should Consider BU’s Graduate Programs in Digital Health
- BU MET’s Computer Information Systems concentration in Health Informatics is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
- Graduates of BU MET’s data analytics programs will learn to find patterns and details in large sets of data through visualization and other mining techniques, and be able to demonstrate a knowledgeable command of applied probability and statistics, web analytics, and metrics—key traits in the “data scientist” profession, which has topped the list of Glassdoor’s 25 Best Jobs in America from 2016 through 2019.
- The online Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is ranked #10 among the nation’s Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs, 2020 (U.S. News & World Report).
- If you have Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), we will waive two required courses (8 credits) upon admission to the MS in Health Communication—leaving only eight courses to complete the degree and reducing tuition costs by an estimated 20 percent.
- Students receive complimentary premium memberships to the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN) with the opportunity to earn the Social Media Basics for Healthcare Certificate from MCSMN.
- A course elective to the Health Communication program, Visual Communication in the Digital Health Age (MET HC 762), received the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Teaching & Learning—a global honor recognizing excellence in delivering students a flexible, innovative online learning experience.
- MET offers merit scholarships to help finance your degree.
- Convenient part-time evening or online formats allow you to balance your education and time with your work/life needs.
- Faculty are engaged in current research, and have hands-on expertise in high-technology and business industries.
- Diverse on-campus and online classrooms ensure vital connections with other students and professionals from around the world—networks that can open doors.