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Master of Science in Health Informatics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 22 months
    Duration
Online
This Master of Science in Health Informatics from University of Miami Online prepares you for essential roles as healthcare organizations move toward electronic healthcare record systems. 
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Overview

Capitalize on the growing demand for health informatics professionals. The Master of Science in Health Informatics from University of Miami Online is designed for those in the fields of health or technology and taught by unmatched industry leaders. Students will be given access to a top-ranked health informatics and learn the skills required to enjoy a well paid and less strenuous career in the growing field of health informatics. 

Career

An MS Health Informatics is a great way to advance your career or provide you with the credentials to increase your earning potentials. The American Medical Association (AMA) estimates that up to 70,000 health informatics specialists will be needed in the coming years and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for a Chief Health Informatics Officer is $150,000.

Students who complete their MS Health Informatics will be prepared to integrate health studies with clinical informatics principles to improve the quality of care across the continuum of health care delivery.

Accreditation

 The University of Miami's is accredited by  the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and 23 other professional accrediting agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Sciences
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Management 
  • Public Health
  • Business

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 22 months
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit a copy of your transcript from all academic institutions attended
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement
  • Language Proficiency: International students who do not hold an undergraduate U.S degree must submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 22 months.
  • National

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 22 months.
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Funding

We recognize talent. We offer scholarships to ensure students who strive for the best can benefit from UM faculty and all that the online degree programs have to offer. If you are awarded a scholarship, you could reduce your tuition by up to 45%.

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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