List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students wishing to pursue a higher education in the fields of Health and Medicine will participate in a variety of courses, designed not only to enable the practice of good health but also the education of proper public health procedures to the general public. A degree concentration in areas of health and medicine is a broad interdisciplinary area of study that encompasses many attributes to the efficient operation of a health care organization.

Health education is a popular concentration within the field of study. The coursework emphasizes the education of common people about general health. A professional health educator can enter career opportunities with environmental health, physical health, social health, emotional health, intellectual health, and spiritual health organizations. Education about health and disease prevention is a critical goal of health care providers as it leads to best practices in promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.

Health science is another branch of higher education. The science focuses on two integral approaches to health: the study and research of the body and health-related issues to conclude how humans function, and the application of the learned knowledge to create, improve and perform treatments to prevent and cure physical ailments. A degree in health science will build on the core understandings from biology, biochemistry, physics, epidemiology, pharmacology, medical sociology.

Primary care medical services are provided by physicians, physician assistants or nurse practitioners in physician offices, clinics, nursing homes, schools and home visits. Most medical issues can be treated by a primary care provider.

Secondary care medical services are provided by specialists in offices, clinics or hospitals for patients first diagnosed at primary care facilities. Medical services provided can be out/inpatient services, emergency rooms, intensive care medicine, surgery services, physical therapy, labor and delivery, endoscopy units, diagnostic laboratory and medical imaging services.

Tertiary care medical services are provided by special hospitals or regional centers equipped with state-of-the- art diagnostic and treatment facilities. The types of facilities include: trauma centers, burn treatment centers, advanced neonatology services, organ transplants, high-risk pregnancy and oncology.

Modern health and medicine practices offer careers within advanced organizations providing all levels of patient care. Students wishing to earn a degree in the health sciences are subject to strict legal, credentialing and licensing standards established by national, state and local governing agencies.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Master of Science in Health Care Informatics

Master of Science in Health Care Informatics. Dramatic changes in the management of patient records and other healthcare information processes have made health care IT one of the fastest growing c...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Health Care Informatics (Bridge)

The Bridge to Master of Science in Nursing program is designed for registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences or other related fields. The program is intended to meet the ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    54
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Health Care Informatics

Health care informatics is a rapidly emerging discipline that offers new frontiers requiring innovative leadership. As health care reform begins to impact all areas of the health care system, grea...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

The B.S. in Health Informatics is designed for both healthcare and IT professionals who seek the skills and knowledge necessary to become valuable assets in the high-demand fields of health inform...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    8
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Bachelor of Science in Informatics / Healthcare Informatics

A Bachelor of Science in Informatics with a concentration in Healthcare Informatics is available from Liberty University. This degree focuses on training individuals in informatics in order to app...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Health Informatics

Liberty University’s online Master of Science in Health Informatics program provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in the lives of patients by facilitating be...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MSN - Nursing Informatics (CCNE-accredited)

Capella’s flexible Master’s in Nursing Informatics is designed to fit around your busy schedule. This specialization prepares you to play an integral role in the management of health i...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    54
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MHA - Health Care Informatics

Capella University's online master's in Health Care Informatics integrates information science, computer science, social science, and health care to give you the skills and knowledge you n...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS - Health Care Security

The health care industry is under constant threat from accidental and intentional data breaches and malicious attacks. Cybersecurity professionals who can protect personal health care data are vit...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

DHA - Health Care Quality and Analytics

Help your organization identify quality improvements, develop strategy, and build a culture of safety with an online Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) in Health Care Quality and Analytics....

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    92
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

BS in Health Information Management

The Ashford University Health Information Management program prepares graduates to enter the healthcare industry well versed in health information management, health data management, and managemen...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

BA in Health and Human Services / Health Care Informatics Systems

Form your future with your Health Care Informatics Systems specialization. This specialization teaches you to use data to improve the quality of health care. You will develop strong commun...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Informatics

Nursing professionals may advance their careers by completing the online Master of Science in Nursing degree with a specialization in Nursing Informatics. Nursing informatics is essential for the ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    52
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

RN to Master of Science in Nursing / Nursing Informatics (RN-MSN)

RNs completing the online RN to Master of Science in Nursing degree achieve both a BSN and MSN degree. The Nurse Informatics provides specialization for professional nurses who desire careers rich...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, For-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    217
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

Kaplan University’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management offers a solid foundation in planning, designing, managing, and evaluating electronic health information and d...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management

The Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management provides the student with the skills needed to analyze information needs, design solutions, and manage information storage, transfer and retrie...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Health Systems Management

The Master of Science in Health Systems Management is for professionals seeking advanced career positions in management. The student will acquire the knowledge needed to analyze information needs,...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    37
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Health Information Management Certificate

Through Penn Foster, students are able to earn a Medical Information Management Certificate online. In the course Confidentiality of Health Information, students learn the legal rules and ethics o...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Primarily 2-year, Private for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    2
  • Credit Type:
    courses

Master of Science in Health Informatics & Management

Offered through UMass Lowell's School of Health and Environment, this multidisciplinary program is designed to produce health care managers and policy professionals with the k...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

The Graduate Online Certificate Program in Health Informatics is intended for students with a background in health who wish to be prepared to apply current information technology ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a stu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Health Informatics

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a stu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

The University of New England is an innovative and established leader in the online learning community. All of our online courses offer a multi-dimensional distance learning experience using a stu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Information Technology / Healthcare Informatics

The Healthcare Informatics concentration program is recognized by the Professional Science Master's (PSM) national office as a Professional Science Master's program. Graduates of this prog...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

Gain hands-on experience with SNHU’s BS in Health Information Management degree online. Build your skillset and gain valuable professional practice experience with S...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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