Master of Science in Health Care Informatics
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Health Care Informatics program focuses on the use of information technologies, data analytics, and automation to improve health care.  The curriculum provides a broad perspective of the field and gives students theoretical and applied knowledge pertaining to various subareas within health care informatics.  Courses develop skills in areas such as systems analysis and design, database design and management, clinical decision support, and computer programming, as well as research in areas such as big data, predictive analytics, natural language processing, medical knowledge representation, and information retrieval, which are valuable tools for improving health care.


  • 32 credits required for degree completion
  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts
  • Reasons statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • GRE test scores (waived for applicants holding a graduate degree)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission