Health informatics

Master of science University of Missouri
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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

$26,662.35

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, 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
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers
15%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers
$131,600
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

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