Online Master of Advanced Study in Health Informatics
Are you interested in the data-driven side of health care? If so, the Master of Applied Science in health informatics may be an ideal fit. In this master’s in health informatics program, you’ll learn how to contribute to improved patient outcomes across health care settings.
Next start date: 08/17/2023
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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Build data analysis skills that you can apply in any health care environment
Health informatics has a wide range of applications, from managing hospital bed usage at a local medical center to addressing population health challenges on a global scale. In this master’s in health informatics, you’ll learn how health informaticians use data analysis and knowledge management methodologies to prevent diseases, improve patient safety and build decision support systems.
This program also focuses on the ways health informatics professionals use data and technology to create improved workflows in clinical settings, such as the use of dashboards and data visualization tools. Effective management and analysis of health data can lead to reduced costs and a higher quality of care. Informatics expertise is valuable across industries, such as in clinical and non-clinical health care settings, academia, community health, global public health and more.
What skills will I gain in a master’s in health informatics online program?
As a student pursuing this health informatics degree, you’ll focus on the analysis, science and interpretation of health care data. Rather than considering how technology works, you’ll gain an understanding of how data can be used to make improvements in public and private health care. Through your coursework, you’ll build your clinical informatics toolbelt, including:
- Applying leadership theories.
- Analyzing and interpreting large sets of health care data.
- Communicating complex information to multiple audiences.
- Recommending effective workflow solutions.
Additionally, you’ll explore the multidisciplinary nature of health informatics. You’ll learn how health informaticians collaborate with clinicians, biomedical and computational scientists, knowledge management professionals, educators and health care consumers to solve problems in health care delivery.
Health care informatics degree courses
You’ll build a clinical informatics foundation through a series of core courses that cover data analysis and modeling, health communication, innovative leadership and more. You’ll also explore your interests by completing electives on topics, such as data science, mobile health and modern health information technology. Courses you may take include:
Current Perspectives in Health Informatics
Fundamentals of Health Informatics
Health Informatics Database Modeling and Applications
Health Information Communication
Leadership and Professionalism
Clinical Decision Support and Evidence-Based Medicine
Biostatistics with Computational Applications
Health Economics, Policy and Payment Models
What can I do with a master’s in health informatics?
This health care informatics degree prepares you for analytics-driven roles across a variety of health care settings, such as hospitals, medical centers, clinical research organizations, start-up organizations, government agencies and more. Potential career titles include, but aren’t limited to:
Master’s in health informatics online program admission requirements
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the College of Health Solutions.
Developing the health workforce of the future
At the College of Health Solutions, students and faculty research solutions to pressing global health challenges while preparing the health workforce of the future. Ongoing partnerships with the medical community offer students access to professional resources and networking opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Banner Health, HonorHealth, Dignity Health and more.
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