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Master of Science in Health Informatics

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Health Informatics teaches students how to apply digital information to advance healthcare and improve health, preparing them for mid-level and leadership positions within healthcare, technology, and consulting organizations.  The curriculum grounds students 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, electronic health records, security, socio-technical aspects of health computing, and health outcomes.

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