Master of Science in Health Informatics
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

Learn innovative technology and leadership skills applicable to medical settings with a Master of Science in Health Informatics. Students completing this program will be well prepared to take on roles within this rapidly growing industry.

Coursework in this online health informatics degree examines emerging technologies and trends in health informatics as it pertains to reducing costs, increasing patient safety, and improving service access and quality. Students will learn how to utilize hardware and software applications to aid in healthcare decision making and better patient outcomes. To conclude the program, students will complete a 16-week practicum incorporating a project plan relating to a major aspect of health informatics.

Some of the topics you can anticipate in this program include:

  • Ethics, policy, and finance
  • Healthcare information systems
  • Healthcare innovation
  • Healthcare data management
  • Electronic health records
  • Research and population health management

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing GMAT/GRE test scores.
  • The final 16 weeks of this program include a practicum that incorporates a project plan related to a major area of health informatics such as health information management or information systems.


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