Health Informatics M.S. Requirements

Degree Requirements

The master’s degree is 36 credit hours. It includes a health informatics core of seven courses, a professional or thesis track of three courses, and two electives.

Select electives that reflect your particular focus, whether it’s data science, programming languages, or health information security. The right classes can help you acquire skills to develop home health software, or to specialize in clinical research informatics or become proficient in implementing health care information systems.

Health Informatics Core

Professional Track

Thesis Track

Approved Electives

Other elective courses are possible upon approval of the program director. Some elective courses may have prerequisites. Students should check with the instructor before enrolling.

Degree Maps

These plans of study are intended for full-time students. Part-time students should take courses each semester for which they have the prerequisites.

Students may use the summer for a variety of purposes, such as elective courses, thesis preparation, and project research.

Students are expected to take the courses in order as posted.