Master of Informatics


The Master of Science in Informatics is a convenient and flexible, 100% online degree program enabling you to get formally trained in a growing field and prepare for exciting career opportunities. 30 units to complete this degree in approximately 18 to 24 months.

Enjoy the countless benefits of the Master of Science in Informatics. Customize the curriculum to meet your desired career path beginning with foundational courses and moving forward to one of two focuses: a career pathway in Health and Telehealth or Cybersecurity and Privacy. Courses can prepare you for the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications if interested in this path. You may also customize your degree to take courses in both paths and acquire a more general skill set. 

Informatics is a fast-growing field that touches a broad range of industries giving you many possibilities for career and job growth.

Program Snapshot




per unit*

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*Fee listed will increase by 5% in Fall 2026. SJSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum; however, fees listed in published schedules may need to be increased to maintain the high quality of education we offer and are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the campus President, as appropriate.

Career Opportunities

Some careers for you to consider with the Master of Science in Informatics are: Cybersecurity Professional, Health Information Specialist, Health Services Manager, Clinical Data Analyst, Information Architect, Quality Assurance Lead, Informatics Specialist, Online Marketing Analyst, User Experience Designer, Web Application Developer, Information Security Analyst. Visit the Master of Informatics Your Career page for information on alumni careers, career facts, and more.

Our MS in Informatics degree offers a strong general foundation that is widely applicable to any workplace sector that is information oriented, along with career pathway opportunities in health and cybersecurity and privacy.

Jason Kaltenbacher
Program Coordinator


Visit the iSchool's Community Profiles page to hear success stories from Informatics graduates and other students who have graduated from programs at SJSU’s iSchool.

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