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Health Care Informatics

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

12 months
Duration
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12219 USD/year
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About

Health care informatics focuses on the use of information technologies, data analytics and automation to improve health care, and there’s a strong demand for professionals with advanced training in this area. The Health Care Informatics program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee can train you in those areas.

Overview

With healthcare being one of the largest industries in the United States which is rapidly shifting to electronic health records, there is a great demand for IT experts to assist in this shift as well as for informaticians and data analysts to leverage the full potential of electronic health data in order to improve healthcare. There was never a better time for a career in health care informatics!

Why choose us?

  • The Health Care Informatics program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee will give you a broad perspective of the field as well as give you theoretical and applied knowledge pertaining to various subareas within healthcare informatics.
  • You will develop skills in areas of high demand in health care such as systems analysis and design, database design and management, clinical decision support and computer programming.
  • You will get exposed to cutting edge research in areas such as big data, predictive analytics, natural language processing, medical knowledge representation and information retrieval, which are rapidly becoming indispensable for improving healthcare.
  • Our program is designed for both full-time or part-time students.
  • Courses are offered both face-to-face and online. Mid-career professionals can use the fully online option for completing the degree.

You can work…

  • Health care systems
  • Hospitals
  • Physician offices
  • Medical group practices
  • Nursing homes
  • Government

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Care Informatics
  • Legal, Ethical and Social Issues in Health Care Informatics
  • Health Care Systems Applications—Administrative & Clinical
  • Biomedical Database Applications
  • Essential Programming for Health Informatics
  • Computational Intelligence in Health Informatics

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

32-35

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrollment in the Graduate School
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75
  • Transcripts
  • Reasons Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • All applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $75 application fee
  • GRE scores
  • No specific undergraduate major is necessary for admission. A typical applicant will have background in a health-related field or in an information/computer related field, but applicants from other academic or professional backgrounds are welcome to apply who will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12219 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12219 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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