M.Sc. On Campus Online

Health Informatics

Arkansas Tech University

12 months
584 USD/credit 17520 USD/year
584 USD/credit 17520 USD/year
292 USD/credit 8760 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Health Informatics is a specialized program from Arkansas Tech University zto serve the increasing workforce needs in health information technology. 


The Health Informatics program from Arkansas Tech University utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to include healthcare delivery concepts with information technology. Courses are designed to prepare graduates in privacy and security of healthcare information, leadership and policy within the healthcare environment, as well as emerging concepts in information technology related to the healthcare setting.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Analyze clinical data for research and public policy
  • Recognize and apply personal leadership qualities in healthcare management
  • Develop strategic plans in the area of health information technology
  • Promote health information technology as a decision support resource in advancing the quality of healthcare
  • Discuss the scope of HIPAA as well as other privacy and security policies and procedures as related to the health information technology environment
  • Recognize the role of database management and the impact on healthcare organizations

Programme Structure

  • Students have the opportunity for a capstone research project. The program director works closely with each student to align the project with their personal career goals and this is many times a hands-on learning project.
  • Students have worked with rural clinics to aid in security and privacy of electronic health record implementation, provided an internship at a large hospital to aid in data analytics and many others.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All transcripts must be originals or school-certified copies of originals with official English translations. Notarized copies are not accepted. All applicants should submit evidence of the completion of a 4-year bachelors degree program. 
  • English test scores
  • Each individual degree program has varying requirements for admission. Not all programs require GRE or GMAT scores.
  • Evidence of sufficient financial support
  • Please provide a photocopy of your current passport as well as any previous visas to the US, I-20s and an I-94 card if available.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 584 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 584 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 292 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Russellville

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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