Health Informatics M.S.

The Health Informatics program prepares students to implement and utilize information technology to support any healthcare organization. Our students are guided by a philosophy of inquiry, insight, and innovation. Students will be challenged to think boldly and to seek out and answer difficult questions using healthcare data. The learning environment will prepare students for the challenges of a professional career in a healthcare setting. The program will help students to develop the competencies and acquire the practical tools to succeed in today’s digital healthcare environment.

The M.S. in Health Informatics (MSHI) is an innovative 33 credit hour applied graduate degree program that addresses the intersection of healthcare and information technology to develop efficient systems and processes. Students are challenged to analyze health data across the continuum of healthcare delivery to improve patient care and advance individual and population health outcomes. The MSHI is designed for physicians, nurses, therapists, and information technology and health information technology professionals. The degree is also well suited for individuals with no prior healthcare or information technology experience. The MSHI program offers the ability for students to gain applied experience with clinical information technology systems. Students will gain over 50 hours of hands-on experience using clinical grade informatics technology in an educational setting. 

MHI 560Health Informatics3
MHI 561Digital and Connected Health3
MHI 562Database for Health Care3
MHI 563Data Analysis for Health Care3
MHI 564Privacy&Security: Health Care3
MHI 565Health Data Standards3
HSV 550Health Services Research3
MHI 700Health Informatics Capstone3
or HAD 700 Health Administration Capstone
Choose two of the following:6
Computing Essentials
Human Computer Interaction
Advanced Database Concepts
Introduction to Security
DSS 630Database Mgmt Theory & Pract3
or MHI 562 Database for Health Care
Introduction to Data Mining
Predictive Analytics
Health Administration
HED 552Epidemiology and Com Health3
Org Culture Beyond Diversity
Data Visual & Perf Analyt
Total Hours36