The Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management (MCiM)

A Novel Program at the Intersection of Medicine, Business, and Technology

MCiM is a new one-year management program for working professionals seeking to harness the power of digital innovations to deliver high-quality, cost-effective health care. 

Uniquely blending Stanford’s renowned expertise across medicine, business, and technology, MCiM prepares managers and senior leaders to drive the transformation of health systems, life sciences businesses, start-ups, and healthcare-focused technology organizations.

Are You a Leader or an Emerging Leader in Health Care or Technology? Then MCiM Is for You.

MCiM is designed for individuals from a variety of backgrounds who share the drive to advance their careers and the passion to innovate the $4 trillion US healthcare system: 

“With its innovative curriculum and format, MCiM will provide students with the skills, knowledge and insights to bring together technology and the clinical enterprise in entirely new ways. COVID-19 has highlighted the need for diverse digital applications in health care, so the launch of this program could not be timelier.”

Lloyd B. Minor, MD
Carl and Elizabeth Naumann
Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine

Earn a World-Class Management Degree While Still Working Full Time

MCiM offers both the rigor of a Stanford professional education and a flexible learning format, which combines online coursework with onsite classes at Stanford on alternating weekends.

Gain Clinical Business and Technology Capabilities to Make an Immediate Impact

MCiM equips you with highly applicable business and technology knowledge, ethical insights, and core management skills to lead transformative innovations in the era of COVID-19 and beyond.

Learn from the Best Minds in Health Care, Technology, and Management

MCiM brings together prominent informatics, business, medical, and other faculty from across Stanford, working with an accomplished student cohort spanning professions, experiences, and aspirations.

Position Yourself for Career Advancement in Your Organization and the Marketplace

MCiM builds a pathway for new career opportunities, including management and leadership positions ranging from Data Architect and Physician Informatics Director to CMIO and CIO.

News & Events

  • – News

    Stanford Medicine Announces MCiM Launch

    The School of Medicine announces the launching of MCiM, a yearlong master’s program for medical and other professionals who want to improve health care with management skills and technology.

  • – Event

    MCiM Virtual Information Session

    On Tuesday, September 15, join MCiM faculty member Kevin Schulman and Program Manager Zoë Richardson to learn more about MCiM and how to apply to the program. Please note you must register for this event.

  • – Event

    Additional MCiM Information Sessions

    Additional sessions are scheduled for October 9, 12:30-1:30 pm pst, November 19, 12:30-1:30 pm pst, and January 13, 7-8 pm pst.

  • – News

    SCOPE Blog: Faculty Director Vision for MCiM

    As a health services researcher and health economist, MCiM Faculty Director Kevin Schulman has made it his mission to reduce the cost of great care. He has taught and created education programs around innovation in health care. Stanford’s MCiM is now the first master’s degree program on the West Coast focused on medicine, business, and technology.


MCiM Graduate Admissions Application Now Open

Stanford Graduate Admissions has opened the MCiM Graduate Application. Candidates are welcomed to submit their applications for Round 1 now through December 8, 2020. 

Begin your Stanford Graduate Admissions Application Here