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Description: The master of science in medical informatics (MMI) is offered in a distance learning format completely online, presenting an opportunity to study this field from virtually any location in the world. Designed with the working professional in mind, the online option for the MMI program parallels its campus-based counterpart in every way, providing the same curriculum designed and taught by Northwestern faculty.

Total Enrollment:

Accredidation: Four terms per year: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer


Credit Options: None at this time

Platform: Both synchronous (interacting in real time) and asynchronous (interacting on your own schedule) delivery via an Internet Browser, teleconferencing and PowerPoint presentations.

Geographies: U.S. and Canada only

On Campus Requirements:

Resource Urls

  • Chat Online  Chat Url
  • Tech Requirements  An Internet browser (such as Internet Explorer, Netscape, Safari, the Northwestern University Course Management System (Blackboard), a web conferencing tool (WebEx), For Windows 2000 or XP, use MS Internet Explorer 6.0, Netscape 7.0 or higher), For Mac OS X 10.1.x, 10.2.x, 10.3.x, use MS Internet Explorer 5.2, Netscape 7.x, Safari 1.0 (Mac OS 10.2.x only), 512Mb RAM or higher, sound flash 6.0 and a sound card (if audio is activated), A high speed broadband Internet connection (DSL, cable, or higher), Phone for Webex or headset and microphone for convenience during Web conferences
  • Admin Requirements  Qualified students must submit a completed application, a $60 application fee plus a résumé, purpose statement and two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Costs  $3163 per course
  • Scholarships  None at this time
  • Loans  Students in master’s degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Federal loan eligibility is usually limited to students taking at least two units of credit in the quarter for which they receive aid.

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