Master of Science in Health Informatics
Franklin University

Program Details

Learn to make a difference in both healthcare organizations and patient care with this online masters in health informatics.  An interdisciplinary program, the curriculum teaches students to use data analysis to inform decision making, improve efficiencies, and improve patient care and outcomes.  Courses cover such topics as:

  • Health information management
  • Statistical software
  • Informed decision making
  • Ethical principles of data analytics

Through data analytics, database management, and data visualization and reporting you will be able to integrate information technology systems, applications, and principles into the goals of a healthcare organization.  Complete your degree with a capstone course that involves the assessment of a real-world situation in an area of interest, proposing a strategic solution, and implementation and evaluation plans.

By combining your learning with healthcare experience, you will qualify to sit for several certification exams, including the Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA), the Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) and the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS).

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Franklin University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • GRE / GMAT scores waived for applicants with a GPA of 2.75 or higher.