Health Informatics, M.Sc. | Part time online | Kent State University | United States
12 months
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About

The Master of Science degree in Health Informatics from Kent State University prepares graduates for careers in managerial, analytical, consultative and executive roles working with healthcare systems and clinicians.

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Overview

Health informatics is the science of evaluating, implementing and utilizing technology to manage all information related to the patient care delivery process: clinical, financial, technological and enterprise-wide. Three major components comprise the health informatics discipline:

  • Information Systems: focuses on such issues as information systems analysis, design, implementation, management and leadership
  • Informatics: concerned with the study of structure, function and transfer of information, socio-technical aspects of health computing and human-computer interaction
  • Information Technology: focuses on computer networks, database and systems administration, security and programming.

The informatics field also draws contributions from computer science, the clinical sciences, social and organizational influences and business practices.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Health Informatics program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Reconcile the needs of clinical and non-clinical users of health information systems utilizing workflow analysis, systems analysis and project management principles
  • Analyze collected data of health information systems, utilizing principles of data mining, statistics and clinical analytics
  • Manage the implementation of health information systems in multiple health care venues using principles of organizational dynamics and change management
  • Facilitate communication between clinical and non-clinical users of health information systems
  • Successfully obtain the credential of Certified Associate in Health Information Systems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Informatics Management
  • Legal Issues in Health Informatics
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Records Management
  • Clinical Analytics
  • Human Factors and Usability in Health Informatics
  • Standardized Terminologies in Healthcare

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
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Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA1 on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26100 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26100 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

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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