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Master of Science in Health Care Informatics

Program Details

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 career fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for health information professionals is expected to grow 20% through 2018—much faster than most other career fields. This current and relevant degree program prepares students for success in this important and demanding field. The program equips professionals and leaders to integrate information technology into patient-care systems, with training in clinical operations, data management systems, health care system operations, project management, decision-making, and quality assessment. The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a variety of roles, including automating clinical care, building new operational data systems, training health care workers in the use of computer systems, collecting and analyzing data to improve patient care, and more. Graduates of this innovative program possess the expertise to manage and improve the delivery and usefulness of health information in today’s more complex healthcare environments. 

Requirements

  • Accredited bachelor’s degree from a GCU-approved institution
  • A 2.8 GPA or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission