Health Informatics, MS
Master Of Science
The field of health informatics looks at health data from all angles to identify problems and craft solutions using biomedical data, while keeping in mind patients' needs.
The IU Online Master of Science in Health Informatics is an interdisciplinary program that integrates knowledge from informatics, healthcare, health information technology, and other disciplines to analyze and protect patient data, increase healthcare efficiencies, and produce higher quality patient care. As a student in the program, you prepare to play a critical role in healthcare organizations by leading the design, development, implementation, management, and integration of electronic health record systems, m-health, and other technologies.
Your IU Online MS in Health Informatics prepares you to work with hospitals, doctor's offices, insurance companies, government agencies, and health IT software companies, in such careers as:
- Health informatics specialist
- Clinical analyst
- Clinical informatics strategist
- Clinical information systems director
- Pharmacy informaticist
- Nutrition informaticist
- Nurse informaticist
- Nursing information systems coordinator
To graduate with the MS in Health Informatics, you must complete 36 credit hours.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Health informatics core courses (24 credit hours)
- Informatics or computer science elective courses (12 credit hours)