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Health Information Technology

Kerman University of Medical Sciences

24 months
Duration
4000 USD/year
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About

The main objective of the Health Information Technology MSc program offered at Kerman University of Medical Sciences is to train qualified and committed individuals who can identify and successfully sort out the information needs of various healthcare users in terms of treatment, education and research.

Overview

Objectives of the Health Information Technology MSc program at Kerman University of Medical Sciences

  • The graduates should be able to create and apply IT tools and techniques for gathering, classifying, and analyzing data in any media format, both manually and electronically.
  • They are expected to disseminate the notion of “healthcare-based information” in healthcare organizations. 
  • They would develop and publicize research-based healthcare informatics. 
  • The graduates would possess enough knowledge and skills for gathering and analyzing health data and informatics according to the professional, ethical, legal, medical and organizational requirements of the field. 
  • They are also responsible for the information needs of the healthcare system. 
  • The curriculum in this field is also aimed at providing the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for graduates to successfully deal with numerous issues in the care system as a dynamic environment with numerous changes underway. 

Where do health information technology specialists work?

Health information technology specialists support clinicians and staff across many healthcare settings, including inpatient rehabilitation facilities, acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, physician offices, mental health facilities, and outpatient clinics. Others work for organizations that do not provide direct medical care, such as consulting firms, public health and other government agencies, insurance companies, and software vendors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced biostatistics 
  • Methodology in health sciences
  • International classification and nomenclature systems
  • Health Information management
  • Management of Health information systems
  • Evaluation of health systems
  • Applications in healthcare

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Interested applicants should sign up and log in to our website in order to gain access to the http://www.kmu.ac.ir/en/login/menu/-2
  • Once you reach the application form, carefully provide all the necessary information in order to successfully submit your application.
  • The applicants should take part in an Entrance Exam, administered by the Ministry of Health, before they could enter the course which is formulated based on educational rules and regulations of the Development Council of Iran’s Ministry of Health. The applicants should already possess a bachelor of science (BSc) in one of the fields of medical sciences which is approved by ministry of health.
  • Academic Grade Point Average (GPA): Minimum 3.00/4.00 (or its equivalent)
  • Motivational Letter
  • CV
  • References
  • Undergraduate transcript of records (translated in English and certified by the Iranian consulate/ embassy)
  • Passport and the copy of main pages

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Laboratory-based: $4,500/year

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