Manage health data

Kelly Mitchell

Health Administration and Informatics (MHA/MSHI) | Columbia, MO

Kelly Mitchell came to health care after 18 years in law enforcement. MU's distance-mediated master's gave her the structure and flexibility she needed to balance her online studies with the demands of a full-time job.

Christina Slemp

Health Administration and Informatics (MHA/MSHI) | Fort Smith, AR

Christina Slemp transferred her skills in statistical research to a new position in health care administration. Now she's advancing her career further with a flexible, distance-mediated degree from MU.

Quick facts

  • Program type: Master’s degree
  • Academic home: School of Medicine | Department of Health Management and Informatics
  • Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
  • Delivery mode: Blended; some campus visits required
  • Credit hours: 33
  • Estimated program cost: $26,662.35*

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Get the degree you deserve

The online master’s degree in health informatics from MU will help you manage the complex information technology infrastructure of a health care organization. If you have at least three years of related experience, and you want to design, develop, implement and evaluate information technologies to improve systems at operational as well as the enterprise levels, this may be the degree for you.

Career prospects

Employment growth
Median salary

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers

Potential careers

  • Chief information officer
  • Consultant
  • Software designer
  • Systems developer

Program structure and topics

Delivery of this program is blended; some campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes each semester and finish in two years.

Course work covers

  • Data warehousing and mining
  • Health information technology
  • Health data analytics
  • Information architecture
  • U.S. health care system

Mizzou Online Military Tuition Award

Are you a veteran, active duty service member, Reservist, National Guardsman, or a military spouse or dependent and want to study online?

See if you’re eligible for the Mizzou Online Military Tuition Award.

This program is administered by the Department of Health Management and Informatics.