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M.Sc. Online

Health Informatics

Northern Kentucky University

12 months
Duration
943 USD/credit 28290 USD/year
943 USD/credit 28290 USD/year
613 USD/credit 18390 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MHI) program at Northern Kentucky University is designed to help educate and train professionals who use, develop, and maintain technologies in healthcare. 

Overview

The Health Informatics program at Northern Kentucky University exposes students to the interaction and interdependencies of technology with other key elements in healthcare, including HIPAA compliance, JCAHO accreditation, FDA regulations, evidence-based practices, and other organizational issues. This program addresses both areas of clinical informatics and health information systems, with a focus on the integration and interoperability of technology within this total environment. The MHI degree can be completed taking courses in-class, online, or a combination thereof. You can also specialize in Healthcare Data Analytics, Healthcare Process Management or Healthcare Administration.

Career 

The Master of Science in Health Informatics provides students the skills and knowledge to implement, integrate and enhance healthcare information systems to improve patient care, reduce healthcare costs and to help hospitals comply with regulations. Careers in this field include: Healthcare Informaticist, Healthcare Business Systems Analyst, Healthcare Applications Manager and Healthcare Data Analyst/Researcher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Healthcare Operations
  • Technical Foundations of Health Informatics
  • Information Systems in Healthcare Organizations
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Database Management Systems
  • Evidence-Based Health Care Methods
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Health Informatics Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All students can complete NKU's Online Application to begin the process of applying to NKU. 
  • $40 application fee
  • Submit passport photocopy
  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Fluency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 613 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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