The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions

Learning Goals

Graduates with a Master of Science in Health Informatics are prepared to:

  • Lead the development and application of emerging information technologies to improve all aspects of healthcare delivery.
  • Master the "language" of health care, navigate the rules around using medical data, and utilize relevant information to assess changes in the health care system.
  • Utilize health information technology for decision support, knowledge management, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment.
  • Effectively interface between the technology developers and the clinical user community.
  • Assure that healthcare information technology advances patient information security and confidentiality and promote ethical healthcare decisions.