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This program is offered in a distance-learning format and generally can be completed in three semesters or less. The courses that comprise this certificate program may also be applied to the department’s master’s degree program.

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Degree Details

Tuition and Fees

Tuition: $658/credit*


* Tuition rates are for the 2022-23 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change.

Fees

$66 technology fee per semester.
$75 program fee fall and spring semester.

Curriculum

Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Accreditation

CAHIIM Accredited Program logoThe Health Informatics and Information Management accreditor of The College of St. Scholastica is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Master’s degree in Health Informatics has been reaffirmed through 2029. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

Program Outcomes

The reporting period for these outcomes is Aug. 1, 2020-July 31, 2021.

  • 96% retention rate overall for MS in Health Informatics students
  • 86% of MS in Health Informatics graduates responding to the graduate survey are employed within one year of graduation*
  • 92% of those that apply to the MS in Health Informatics program are accepted
  • 88% of students complete the MS in Health Informatics within the calculated average completion time

* For the employer data, a graduate survey is sent out to all graduates 1 year after a student confers their degree. During this reporting period, there were 16 graduates contacted of which 7 responded to the survey. Of those, 6 were employed full-time within one year of graduation.

Admission Information

Visit our admissions page for information about transcripts, online application, international admissions and financing.

Application Deadlines

Early submission is encouraged; applications are reviewed as they are completed. Applications completed after the following deadlines will be submitted for the subsequent term.

Fall: Aug. 5
Fall mid-term: Sept. 30
Spring: Dec. 9
Spring mid-term: Feb. 17
Summer: April 21

Eligibility

New Students
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
Returning Students

A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.

Prerequisites

  • Statistics

Meet Our Faculty

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Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.