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M.Sc. On Campus

Health Informatics

DePaul University

24 months
Duration
882 USD/credit 22932 USD/year
882 USD/credit 22932 USD/year
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About

The MS in Health Informatics program from DePaul University provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to implement and support information technology solutions for health sector organizations. 

Overview

Graduates of the Health Informatics program from DePaul University will obtain technical knowledge and management skills for the design and support of IT systems and will develop a deep understanding of health IT processes to support health care delivery and management. 

Graduates will also gain knowledge in the areas of health information management including health information processing and exchange, health care analytics, enterprise management and information storage and security management.

Careers

  • The recent changes in the U.S. healthcare system through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) have had strong impact on the technological needs of health care providers and organizations. 
  • Students who complete this degree will have the required technical skills and domain knowledge to create and manage information technology solutions for health sector organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Informatics
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Sector Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management in Healthcare
  • Database Design
  • Systems Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

52 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application ($25 application fee)
  • Submit official transcripts from all college and universities attended, one of which must show the conferral of a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • U.S. college and university transcripts should be mailed to the address below
  • DePaul alumni/undergraduate students applying for graduate admission must also submit a DePaul transcript.Request a free electronic transcript.
  • Individuals with international transcripts need to have a course by course transcript evaluated by one of the three evaluation companies that DePaul University accepts. Please visit the Transcript Evaluation page for more information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 882 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 882 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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