Personal Health Informatics

About course

Interdisciplinary program of the Khoury College of Computer Sciences and Bouvé College of Health Sciences The Personal Health Informatics (PHI) doctoral degree at Northeastern is a joint program between the Khoury College of Computer Sciences and Bouvé College of Health Sciences. It combines interdisciplinary curriculum with rigorous research opportunities, including collaborations with industry, medical institutions, community organizations, and other partners throughout Boston’s robust health, technology, and personal health sectors. All to explore the potential of patient-centered health and wellness technologies. Our transdisciplinary program focuses on innovations that improve care from the patient’s perspective, setting us apart from medical and health informatics degrees which focus primarily on the impact of provider-facing systems. These personal health technologies are used by non-health professionals both in and out of clinical settings, and in various life stages of illness and wellness. We are committed to educating future leaders who will transform health care and empower individuals to lead healthier, more engaged, and higher quality lives.


Programme overview

Doctorate / PhD
Level degree
To be advised
Estimated Fee
Full-time
Programme type
English
Primary Language
60 Months
Duration

Grade & score

Test score

  • IELTS

    6.5

  • TOEFL IBT

    79

  • DUOLINGO

    105

Grade

  • GPA

    3.00

  • CGPA10

    7.50

  • CGPA5

    4.00

  • percentage

    73

  • British Degree

    Lower-second class honours

  • letter

    B