Master of Science in Health Informatics

Professionals in applied Health Informatics have skills in analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of information systems that support a full range of clinical and patient care functions. Graduates will be prepared for entry and mid-level positions with hospital or clinic informatics departments, electronic health record (EHR) vendors, public health organizations, and as consultants and/or staff in organizations that specialize in knowledge management. Graduates also have the skills to enter the growing field of health information exchange, which includes regional health information organizations and the emerging personal health records. In addition to a foundation in applied health informatics, special skills will be acquired in organizational change, project management and impact evaluation.

This is an interprofessional program administered by the Center for Health Informatics, which is sponsored by the School of Nursing. The master's degree is conferred by Medical Center Interdisciplinary Programs. The program is designed for health professionals who want a specialty focus in applied health informatics.