Master of Science in Health Informatics
Number of Required Campus Visits: 1
Program Type: Master's Degree
Award Conferred: Master of Science
Total Number of Credit Hours: 45 Sem. Hr(s).
Admission Deadline: Fall: May 15 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: Mar 15
The Master of Science in Health Informatics emphasizes the social aspects (individual, group and organizational) of health informatics. Course work emphasizes the analysis, implementation and ongoing management of the critical factors that impact the successful selection and use of health care information technologies. The MS in HI program is a designated "Approved Program" by CAHIIM.
The online Master of Science in Health Informatics program now offers a course-only degree option, as well as a more traditional research degree option. This change reflects the industry need for health informatics research professionals. Visit http://healthinformatics.uic.edu/lpap-hi/?Access_Code=UIC-HEALTH-SEO2&utm_campaign=UIC-HEALTH-SEO2 for our track-specific curriculum. In addition, with supplemental coursework, graduates pursuing the research option are eligible to take the national Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association.