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Health Informatics

Temple University

M.Sc.
60 months
Duration
1358 USD/credit
1358 USD/credit
988 USD/credit
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About

In the Master of Science in Health Informatics program in Temple’s College of Public Health at Temple University, students train to create health data systems and processes in order to improve healthcare delivery, patient care and population health outcomes.

Overview

Program Overview

The Health Informatics master’s degree program at Temple University is available on-site or fully online. It is designed for health information management and technology professionals who want to advance in their careers, as well as healthcare professionals, data analysts, IT and allied health professionals who do not have previous health informatics experience.

Health informatics is the application of information technology to healthcare professions, with the aim of creating tools and procedures that facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The field involves the collection, management and use of information in order to facilitate care delivery and overall health.

As a student in this master’s degree program, you will learn to design, develop and implement health information technology in a variety of healthcare settings. You will also become proficient in the foundations of healthcare delivery, information science and computer science, and you will learn to lead the process of system creation and maintenance through immersive courses.

Graduates of the Health Informatics MS work in a variety of healthcare institutions and vendor settings in a wide range of positions, such as electronic health record system managers and health data analysts. More than half of our graduates have increased their salaries by 10% and/or accepted new positions of greater responsibility as a result of their degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Health Informatics
  • Health Information Systems: Design and Decision Making
  • Database Administration for Health Informatics Professionals
  • Privacy and Security: Protecting Healthcare Data
  • Health Data: Standards and Interoperability
  • Health Data Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1358 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1358 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    1358 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1358 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    988 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 988 USD per credit and a duration of 60 months.

Funding

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