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Program Details

The field of healthcare is rapidly growing and modernizing, creating a tremendous demand for professionals with skills and knowledge in the application of healthcare information and technology. If you’d like to be one of those that apply digital information to advance healthcare and improve health, the Master of Science in Health Informatics will provide you with a sought-after graduate professional degree in the field. It will prepare you for mid-level and leadership positions within healthcare, technology, and consulting organizations, and ground you in the effective use of information technologies and systems to improve the healthcare ecosystem. Coursework will encompass areas of information systems, information technology, and informatics, including decision support, care coordination, consumer empowerment, the structured language of healthcare, standards, health information exchange, usability, electronic health records, security, socio-technical aspects of health computing, human-computer interaction, evidenced-based practice, and health outcomes.
 

Program highlights:

  • Explore health, innovation, technology, leadership, quality, best practices, tele-health, mobile health, and more, as tools for high-quality, cost-effective care
  • Engage with experientially and academically prepared faculty and fellow students in flexible, innovative, dynamic, and practice-based learning experiences
  • Qualify for opportunities as a project manager, analyst, specialist, and for a variety of evolving leadership roles within healthcare delivery, consulting, health insurance, government, and the broader high tech and healthcare industry sectors

Requirements

Must hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall GPA of 2.5, or where a GPA of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units. Students with a GPA of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission