Master of Science in Health Informatics
University of Scranton

Program Details

With the online Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) from The University of Scranton, you will make informed, data-driven healthcare decisions that keep a person’s health at the center of their care. Focused on developing an integrative approach to patient care, the master’s in health informatics will equip you with interdisciplinary tools in computer science, communication, information systems, and leadership. When you finish the program, you will possess the breadth and depth of knowledge necessary to excel in the growing, in-demand field of health informatics.

New to the field of health and technology? While our program is suited to professionals already in health, business, and technology fields, our specially designed onboarding program allows students without backgrounds in health or computer science to succeed.

This online program offers multiple paths to health informatics leadership roles, including a Data Analytics specialization. Select this optional specialization to focus on using advanced data technologies to find insights for improving patient outcomes. You will delve into data mining, data visualizations, predictive modeling, and beyond. By acquiring expertise in these areas, you will prepare to lead solutions that help elevate the quality of care and reduce costs.

Pursue the MS in Health Informatics entirely online at The University of Scranton. You can earn this degree in only two years, and there is no GRE requirement to apply. This program is also accredited by the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM provides consistent quality monitoring of academic degree programs in health informatics through accreditation policies and processes that include tools for assessing continuous quality improvement through partnerships with colleges and universities, a voluntary peer review process, and annual program monitoring of continuous improvements in health informatics education to meet healthcare workforce needs. CAHIIM provides accredited programs with benchmark data and best practices for continuous improvement.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Scranton is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV