24 months
Duration
1546 USD/credit 23190 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 23190 USD/year
870 USD/credit 13050 USD/year
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About

The Health Information Technology program of University of Michigan - Dearborn develops professionals that can thrive in the ever changing world of healthcare data management. 

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Overview

Medical and healthcare organizations are Information Technology (IT) intensive organizations and rely on IT professions with healthcare knowledge to design, implement, manage and utilize their IT resources better.

Health information technology careers give professionals remarkable new opportunities to improve quality and coverage in healthcare by lowering costs, helping to maximize efficiency and putting a stop to avoidable medical mistakes. Those with a dual passion for computer and medical sciences have a perfect career choice in Health Information Technology (HIT). 

Advances in information technologies will change the way patients receive services and consume healthcare information. At the same time, healthcare providers, hospitals and insurance companies are under increasing pressure to provide quality services at affordable cost, hopefully with the help of advanced use of technologies. 

What will I Learn?

The goals and objectives of the graduate degree in Health Information Technology program of University of Michigan - Dearborn   are:

Goal 1: Students will apply IT knowledge to solve organizational problems.

Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • design an information system for an organization
  • evaluate IT security risks of an organization
  • manage an IT project

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economics of Healthcare
  • Management of Healthcare
  • Financing Health and Medical Systems
  • Program Evaluation
  • Statistics in Healthcare
  • Epidemiology 
  • Health Care and the Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 3.0 GPA or higher on submitted transcripts
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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