Program Overview

Louisiana Tech University offers a Masters in Health Informatics. The program aims to enhance student’s knowledge in the field beyond the undergraduate level of study. Many students who enroll in the Masters in Health Informatics program are interested in moving into management positions, transitioning into a new career in health informatics, and accomplishing personal goals. Students who do not have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information can still enroll in the program but may need to register for more courses.

All classes are available online and can be taken part-time or full-time. This online learning environment allows students to have a flexible experience and keep their employment status while working towards their degree. Courses are offered during the fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters each year. The forms of communication that may be used include online lectures, e-mail, electronic bulletin boards, digital drop box, and any other forms the professor finds fit. Students can expect to communicate with the professor and other students through these methods of communication.

Individuals who wish to be accepted into this program must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Administration or the related area of study from a regionally accredited college and a minimum overall 3.00 GPA. A GRE is not required for admission to this program.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    Unconditional admission to the master's program in the department requires completion of a bachelor's degree in Health Information Administration or related area, at least 3.0 (4.0 system) overall (or last 60 hours) grade point average. Conditional admission will be granted to applicants not meeting requirements for unconditional admission but who have a GPA of at least 2.50 overall or for the last 60 hours. Students must have at least two years of work experience in industries that can directly translate to health informatics. Students without a healthcare background need to submit an essay or GRE score.

    School Overview

    Louisiana Tech University is a four-year public doctoral and research school located in Ruston, Louisiana.  The college opened in 1894 as The Industrial Institute and College of Louisiana and changed its name over the years until 1970 when it adopted the current name.

    Louisiana Tech University offers associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctor’s degrees, and certificates of completion. The school’s colleges and schools include:

    • College of Applied and Natural Sciences
    • College of Business
    • College of Education
    • College of Engineering and Science
    • College of Liberal Arts
    • Graduate School

    Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. Louisiana Tech's Global Campus offers bachelor's and master's degrees online, as well as graduate certificates and certificates of completion.

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