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Health Information Technology

University of South Carolina

18 months
33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
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This Health Information Technology MHIT program offered at University of South Carolina is designed specifically to produce highly qualified professionals and leaders with expertise in both information technology and health administration.

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Why study Health Information Technology?

Positions in health information technology require expertise in the complexities of both health care administration and information technology, and currently these professionals are in short supply and high demand. At the Health Information Technology MHIT program offered at University of South Carolina, you'll gain cutting-edge skills that will qualify you for positions in this critical, fast-growing field. Our graduate program will teach the skills you need to help health care organizations streamline processes and improve the security of their data. Growth in these positions is expected to outpace the broad economy over the next several years.

This professional degree program prepares students with expertise in management of both health care systems and information technology. It blends a technical IT foundation with course work covering current clinical trends, government regulations and healthcare-specific management practices. The program is designed to create a workforce of highly skilled IT experts and managers in health care, and to provide leadership as our society moves toward more technologically advanced and efficient health care systems.

In this program, you will gain:

  • specialized training in managing large-scale health information systems and data for clinical decision making
  • expertise in key areas such as how health care is financed, administered and monitored
  • hands-on experience using advanced technologies and innovative tools to improve health care
  • real-life perspectives on the complexities of transforming the U.S. health care system and the role of IT
  • analysis and project management skills that prepare you to use IT to help transform health care systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management of Health Information Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design for Health Applications
  • Project Management for Health Information
  • Health Database Systems
  • Approaches and Concepts for Health Administration
  • Health Services Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted throughout the year.


36 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
150 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Official GRE or GMAT Scores: A minimum score of 300 on the new GRE exam: 150 verbal/150 quantitative (450 verbal/550 quantitative on the old exam), or a GMAT score of 500 or higher.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    33928 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD per year during 18 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
Living costs

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