Cost of Attendance

  • Program Tuition and Fees

    The table below is an estimate of the expected tuition and fees for the MMSc in Biomedical Informatics program launching in fall 2024, based on rates for similar HMS thesis-based master's programs. Finalized rates will be available in early 2024. 

    Estimated Yearly Tuition and Mandatory Fees for HMS MMSc Programs  
    Tuition $47,000
    Registration fee $250
    University health service fee $1,500
    Health insurance fee $4,180

     

Financial Aid Opportunities

  • MMSc-BMI INDECS Scholarship

    The Biomedical Informatics Inclusive, Diverse and Equitable Communities Success (INDECS) Scholarship advances the DBMI Diversity Mission to help build and support a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Biomedical Informatics field. The scholarship covers tuition and mandatory fees for the typical duration of the MMSc in Biomedical Informatics program (four semesters) while the student is making satisfactory academic progress. Eligible candidates are accepted students in the MMSc-BMI program who are U.S. Citizens or U.S. Permanent Residents, have a demonstrated financial need, and have a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for underserved populations.

    Please go to the INDECS Scholarship Page for more details on how to apply. 

    Reach out to INDECS@hms.harvard.edu with any questions about this opportunity. 

  • Dean's Scholarship for HMS Master's Students

    The Dean’s Scholarship for HMS Master’s Students has been established to provide funding to students who have demonstrated financial need and have exhibited academic excellence, persistence, resilience, and a commitment to advancing the position of the underserved and the underrepresented in their field of interest.  This award provides eligible students with a scholarship equivalent to 15% of the full time tuition rate for any HMS Master’s Degree Programs (tuition only). HMS will award the Dean’s Scholarship for up to 35 students across the HMS Master’s programs. Beginning this academic year, this scholarship is open to both domestic and international students.

    New matriculants can apply for this scholarship once they are admitted to the program.

    For any questions about this scholarship, please reach out to hms_masters_programs@hms.harvard.edu.

  • Master's Program Tuition Discount for HMS and HMS Affiliate Faculty and Staff

    Full-time, benefits eligible faculty and staff at HMS and the affiliated institutions/hospitals are eligible for a scholarship equivalent to 10% of the full time tuition rate for any of the HMS Master’s Degree Programs (tuition only). Applicants indicate their eligibility for this program at the time of application. 

    For a full list of qualifying affiliate institutions, please navigate to https://hms.harvard.edu/education-admissions/masters-degree-programs/financial-aid/types-funding.