Master of Health Informatics
Students who are interested in exploring the processes for storing and managing medical data could pursue careers in the field of health informatics. They might prepare themselves by applying to educational programs such as Kaplan University's Master of Health Informatics. Learn more about it here.
Official Program Name:
Master of Health Informatics
School Offering Program:
Kaplan University's Master of Health Informatics is a specialized degree program that is designed to combine the study of information science, health care, and computer science. It is designed to equip participants with the strong technical skills that are required of health care supervisors and management professionals. Students who enroll in this program will have opportunities to gain an understanding of health information technologies, organizational theory, and health care data design and analysis. They might also develop expertise in the areas of health information technology standards and health care statistics.
Program Length / Total Credits Required:
48 credits. Kaplan University defines an academic year as the time in which a full-time student is expected to complete 24 credit hours in 30 weeks.
Financial Aid Available:
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include military aid and federal, state, and private lending programs.
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Required Courses for a Master of Health Informatics:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Kaplan University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- HA 515: Leadership in Health Care (4 credits)
- HA 535: Health Care Statistics (4 credits)
- HI 501: Health Informatics (4 credits)
- HI 510: Health Information Systems (4 credits)
- HI 530: Clinical Terminologies and Medical Vocabularies (4 credits)
- HI 540: Project Management of Health Information Systems (4 credits)
- HI 560: Health Care Data Analysis (4 credits)
- HI 570: Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Information (4 credits)
- HI 580: Information Systems and Technology Management (4 credits)
- PU 535: Public Health Biology (4 credits)
- PU 650: Infectious Disease Epidemiology (4 credits)
- HI 595: Master's Capstone in Health Informatics (4 credits)
Students who have acquired advanced knowledge of the technical and analytical aspects of systems design and health informatics could pursue roles of leadership within the industry.* Upon completion of the Master of Health Informatics degree, graduates could seek positions such as:
- Evaluation specialist
- Health care system analyst
- Public health researcher
- Data miner
- Quality improvement analyst
Candidates who have had prior health care experience might explore employment options such as:
- Public health information officers
- Health technology officers