Master of Science in Health Informatics

Turn cutting-edge IT and healthcare knowledge into high-level positions, 100% online.

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Overview

Health Informatics is one of the fastest growing fields in the healthcare industry. Organizations are looking for specialists to help make their facilities more efficient and secure, as well as to help patients more easily access their own information, helping them become active partners in their own care and treatment.

What You'll Learn

Our master’s degree program, available 100% online, helps make you invaluable to employers by giving you the tools to bring them into compliance with regulations around electronic medical records. You will learn how to collect, interpret and use medical information to assess care, conduct vital research and identify trends while working within the privacy and security requirements of HIPAA and the HITECH Act. See sample curriculum here. Find textbooks and materials required for each specific term.

Accreditation

Jacksonville University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Careers

A Master of Science in Health Informatics degree from Jacksonville University prepares you to take on crucial positions that combine a deep knowledge of computer science and health sciences. Graduates can become Health Informatics Directors, Consultants, Informatics Specialists, IT Project Managers, and Electronic Medical Record Keepers, among other high-level IT and healthcare jobs.

Time to Complete

8

Weeks per class

11

Total Classes

2

Years to Complete

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Discover the flexibility and quality of Jacksonville University’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover the flexibility and quality of Jacksonville University’s online programs. Learn more about our degree and certificate programs, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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