Health Informatics Ph.D. Minor

Health Informatics Ph.D. Minor

The Health Informatics Ph.D. minor allows current IU Indianapolis and IU doctoral students in other disciplines to learn new approaches to data science that apply to problems in their academic fields. Health informatics focuses on how best to use technology in identifying problems and developing solutions.

You have the option to select convenient online classes, and can complete the Ph.D. minor entirely online if desired.


To be admitted to the Ph.D. minor in Health Informatics program, you must be a currently enrolled doctoral student in good academic standing in any IU or IU Indianapolis school. Students in other departments of the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering in Indianapolis also are welcome to apply.

Application procedure

Students who would like to apply to the Ph.D. minor in Health Informatics program must submit via email to the Graduate Program Coordinator at an application package (PDF) containing:

  • A resume that includes the IU Indianapolis or IU Ph.D. program in which the student is currently enrolled
  • A university student ID
  • A one-page personal statement
  • A brief message from the primary advisor who approves the student’s request

Accepted students will be notified promptly.