24 months
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35213 USD/year
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14085 USD/year
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About

The target student population for the Health Informatics program at Southern Illinois University are individuals who have successfully completed an undergraduate program of study in healthcare management, business, information systems, information technology or management, or any closely related / equivalent field.

Overview

Key Features

The online Health Informatics program at Southern Illinois University has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of those who are place-bound or who hold full-time employment which prevents them from completing a master’s degree via traditional methods.

Hospital managers, health information technicians, coding specialists, nurses, physicians, and anyone else seeking a graduate degree within health informatics or health information management are encouraged to enroll.

Mission

The mission of the MHI program is to prepare students for leadership roles in the healthcare industry, with a specific focus on the management of patient information for the purposes of making management decisions.

The vision of the MHI program is to increase access to a premier graduate degree that produces graduates who are academically prepared to lead the healthcare industry through the processes associated with patient information.

The MHI program focuses on academic excellence by using a curriculum that meets the expectations of industry leaders and the premier accrediting body of graduate-level healthcare informatics and information management education. The program strives to be compassionate and understanding to students by offering both on-campus and online education that assures a premier graduate health informatics degree is available to on-campus students as well as place-bound and working adult students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Healthcare Operations
  • Health Care Systems
  • Systems Analysis, Design, and Database Management in Health Care
  • Health Informatics Applications and Project Management
  • Human Resources in Health Care
  • Strategic Leadership in Healthcare
  • Legal & Ethical Fundamentals of Health Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.7 (on a grading scale with 4.0=A; approximately a "B-" average) on the last two years of Bachelor's coursework
  • 3.0 on all previous graduate work (approximately a "B" average)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35213 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14085 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Carbondale

1100 - 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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