Program Overview

Health administration or management and the application of health care resources continue to grow as a challenge and become more complex as the health care industry becomes more varied. Traditional skills critical to performing core administrative functions have to be expanded to include greater management, administrative, and leadership skills, especially as the nature of health care industry and related fields continue to become more perse and unpredictable. Namely, as technology progresses, statistical analysis, technological analysis, and information management of medical records and medical practice assists development of new practices and analysis of medical treatment. 

East Carolina University offers a Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management, combining the studies of health care, health care administration, information technology and statistical analysis that have never been possible before. The program is a combination of understanding of health care systems, law studies, health administration, and other fields related to the study of health care. In addition, students will learn about programming, developing, statistics, and databases as it relates to health care systems. The combination of these topics allows for participants in the program to be a part of the next frontier of health care management, as it progresses technologically. 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended, GRE or GMAT scores or official ECU transcript that documents completion of Health Informatics certificate program with minimum 3.5 GPA, 3 Letters of Reference, Resume and Statement of Purpose.

    Restrictions

    Not all programs may be approved in every state. Students should check for state authorization prior to enrollment.

    School Overview

    East Carolina University is a public research university located in Greenville, North Carolina. Founded in 1907, East Carolina University began as the East Carolina Teachers Training School. Today, ECU is the second largest university in North Carolina.

    Students at ECU can earn their degrees in a variety of subject areas. These fields of study include dance education, finance, biochemistry, instructional technology, management and many others. At ECU students can earn degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level in addition to post-secondary certificates.

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