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The Master of Science in Health Informatics is a rigorous program at the intersection of biomedical and information sciences. Students gain a broad knowledge of the rapidly evolving health care landscape as well as a deep technical foundation in computer science and programming.
The 36-credit MSHI program may be completed during two years of full-time graduate status. Courses are offered year round and exceptional students may complete in as little as one year. Students with demanding career and personal commitments may extend their graduate education. We also offer a certificate program in clinical informatics.
This field is exploding... access to health information on the Web is taking off at a meteoric pace. It's creating enormous employment opportunities.
Charles Friedman, Chair, Academic Forum, AMIA. Read the full U.S. News story.
The program in Health Informatics draws upon expertise in related graduate departments and programs throughout the University, particularly Analytics, Biotechnology, Business and Entrepreneurship, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Simulation, Computer Science, Nursing, and Public Health.
Students are prepared for careers as clinical data scientists, entrepreneurs or executives in large hospitals or medical centers, research institutions, startups, government health agencies, and global health organizations.
An important focus of the program is the use of advanced technology for reducing health disparities and improving health care among underserved populations.
The application priority dates for admission and scholarship consideration are:
For more information, visit our admission page.
Submission of GRE scores is highly encouraged for all applicants, especially for those without outstanding professional or academic experience. We consider primarily the quantitative score.
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