Health informatics

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Overview

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.

Quick facts

Official name

Master of science in health informatics and bioinformatics with an emphasis in health informatics

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

School of Medicine | Department of Health Management and Informatics

Delivery mode

Blended, some campus visits required

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

33

Estimated cost

$27,990.60

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

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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • Chief information officer
  • Consultant
  • Software designer
  • Systems developer
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
13.71%
Employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$83,000
Median salary

Program structure

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 includes

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

Delivery

Blended, some campus visits required

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years

Typical course load

2 classes per semester

Earn a dual master’s degree

With this program, you can concurrently earn a master of health administration.

The programs do not require a separate application, but please include your intention to complete both degrees in your statement of interest. Learn more about the academic process for dual master’s degree students at the Mizzou Graduate School website.

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

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