Health Informatics

University of Cincinnati

Master Online
24 months
15202 USD/year
15202 USD/year
14902 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Health Informatics offered by the University of Cincinnati is a multifaceted discipline firmly established at the intersection of information technology and health. 


University of Cincinnati's graduates from the Health Informatics program are well prepared to improve patient care, quality, efficiency, safety and population health through the use of information technology and systems. Integrated into the operations of all modern health care organizations, health informatics practice includes the people, processes, technology, and systems required to acquire, store, retrieve, optimize and use health information. Informatics is a natural transition for those in health-oriented occupations including medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, occupational therapy, and medical research. It is also a good fit for tech-savvy and technology-focused occupations related to information systems. Some professions that could thrive in the realm of health informatics include systems analysts, software developers, data analysts, information scientists, programmers, system administrators, and information security analysts.


Good oral and written communicators, technical, detail-oriented, ethical, critical thinkers.


  • Project Manager
  • Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
  • System Analyst
  • Health Data Analytics Specialist
  • Health Data Warehouse Specialist
  • Health Informatics Consultant
  • Trainer
  • Testing Specialist
  • Usability Specialist
  • Implementation Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Database Designer
  • Workflow analyst
  • Quality Improvement Specialist
  • HIPAA Compliance Officer
  • Privacy and Security Compliance Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Healthcare and Public Health Landscape
  • Health Informatics, Information Systems and Technology
  • Vocabularies, Terminology, Knowledge Discovery andRelated Health Information Technology Standards
  • Health Information Legislation, Privacy and Security
  • Workflow Process Analysis, System Development, Human Factors and Usability

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 alternative credits



  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • graduate admissions application (online)
  • hold a baccalaureate degree (or higher) from a college or university regarded as standard by a regional or general accrediting agency, and have at least a B average in undergraduate course work
  • there is a $5 surcharge for international applications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7601 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7601 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7451 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Health Informatics
University of Cincinnati


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