- Complete required courses with a B average (3.0 GPA)
- A total of 30 credit hours consisting of the following courses.
M.S. - Health Informatics
Health informatics is defined as the knowledge, skills, and tools that enable information to be collected, managed, used, and shared for supporting the delivery of healthcare services and promoting health. Health informatics is one of the fastest growing segments of information technology and computer science. It is an application of information technology and computing disciplines for solving the problems in the field of healthcare. The need to reduce cost and increase efficiency within healthcare sectors is leading to the development of new healthcare concepts like managed care. Recent development in healthcare sector creates the need for data collation and analysis, thereby strengthening the need for adequate information systems. Although, the role of information technology within healthcare sector is gaining importance, understanding of its potential still remains fragmented.
GE - General Education Requirement
EL - Elective