Master of Science in Health Care Informatics
University of San Diego

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Health Care Informatics combines health care and information technology, health system leadership and business knowledge and skills to prepare students for positions in a variety of health care organizations.  The curriculum covers programmatic and technical skills; develops leadership, strategic planning, and health system management competencies; and teaches skills and knowledge in data analysis, electronic health records, and systems design and implementation.  Courses include Advanced Health Care Information Management; Systems Analysis and Design for Health Care Informatics; Health Care Leadership, Values and Social Justice; and Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systems.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an approved, accredited school
  • Bachelor’s GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcript 
  • Resume/CV
  • Technical aptitude and experience as demonstrated on resume
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology (Non-health care professionals must complete the online medical terminology course by the end of the first term. This course is not part of the degree curriculum.)
  • One year of work experience preferred
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Letter of support from a current employer or two letters of reference

School Accreditation Statement

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