Master of Science in Health Informatics
Arkansas Tech University

Program Details

Arkansas Tech University offers the online MS in Health Informatics. This specialized program is designed to serve the increasing workforce needs in health information technology. The curriculum utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to include health care delivery concepts with information technology. Courses are designed to prepare graduates in privacy and security of health care information, leadership and policy within the health care environment, as well as emerging concepts in information technology related to the health care setting.

Potential career opportunities:

  • Research in the health care environment
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Public health analysis
  • Telehealth
  • Consulting

Requirements

  • A bachelors degree
  • Must have successfully completed HIM 3023 Introduction to HIM or demonstrate comparable background. The background may be demonstrated by previous coursework or by relative work experience, as determined by the MSHI Graduate committee.
  • Must have successfully completed a 3 hour course in computer programming, such as COMS 2203 or demonstrate comparable background. The background may be demonstrated by previous coursework or by relative work experience, as determined by the MSHI Graduate Committee.
  • A letter of intent

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Due to other states' current regulations, Arkansas Tech is not currently providing online courses or instruction to students in Massachusetts.