Health Informatics

College of Professional Studies and Social Sciences

Degree MS, Health Informatics

For more information contact Joseph Grilli, DPA

Program Description

The Healthcare Informatics Executive Master’s Program is designed to develop leadership skills for those in mid-career management roles who desire advancement to senior level management positions in health informatics. The program builds on core skills and allows the student to tailor the program to their needs through two avenues: 1. By selection of either a professional master’s track or an academic master’s track; and, 2. By selection of proficiency skills they wish to develop.

Program structure/course sequence:

Semester 1 (Fall)

HCI 500- Informatics for Health Care Leaders- 1 credit

HCI 505- The Business of Health Informatics- 3 credits

HCI 510- Modeling Health Information- 3 credits

Semester 2 (Spring)

HCI 520- Healthcare Systems- 3 credits

HCI 530- Healthcare Systems Analysis and Design- 3 credits

Semester 3 (Summer)

HCI 550-Health Informatics Standards and Best Practices- 3 credits

HCI 600-Emerging Issues in Health Informatics- 1 credit

Semester 4 (Fall)

HCI 610- Legal, Ethical, and Public Policy Issues in Health Informatics- 3 credits

HCI 650- Health Informatics Proficiencies 1- 3 credits

Semester 5 (Spring)

HCI 620- Enterprise Information Governance- 3 credits

HCI 655- Health Informatics Proficiencies 2- 3 credits

HCI 660- Health Information Research- 3 credits

Semester 6 (Summer)

HCI 640- Executive Health Informatics- 3 credits

HCI 665- Health Informatics Thesis- 3 credits

HCI 675- Health Informatics Professional Contribution- 3 credits

HCI 690- Health Informatics Colloquium- 1 credit

Semester 5 and 6- Capstone, Research and Thesis- 6 credits

Health Care Informatics Colloquium- 1 credit