Master of Science Health Informatics
Developed for working professionals who wish to take their bachelor’s degree to a higher level in the health data field. Students will take courses such as Systems Design and Software Development, Human Factors and Usability, Healthcare Data Analytics and Project Management all 100% online.
This program has given me the skills to analyze health data systems for the improvement of healthcare delivery.
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* Tuition rates are for the 2023-24 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.
$66 technology fee per semester.
$75 program fee fall and spring semester.
Why St. Scholastica?
The MS in Health Informatics has been developed for working professionals who wish to take their bachelor’s degree to a higher level in the health data field. Students will take courses such as Systems Design and Software Development, Human Factors and Usability, Healthcare Data Analytics and Project Management all 100% online. Students will earn eligibility to sit for the CHDA exam.
Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
Everyone wants to improve healthcare, and everyone in healthcare wants to improve how healthcare decisions are made. Health Informatics is designed to do both, and as such, is poised to be one of the next top career fields. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in medical or health services managers are poised to grow by 32% from 2019 to 2029. And, while it is difficult to predict the number of jobs available in the field, the profession is growing rapidly and career opportunities are high.
Examples of employment opportunities are:
- Analytics Business Intelligence Management
- Chief Medical Information Officer
- Clinical Informatics Coordinator
- Data Architect
- Director of Data Security
- Health Informatics Consultant
- Health Informatics Director
- Healthcare IT Manager
- Implementation Support Analyst
- Informatics Researcher
- Nursing Informaticist
The 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The reporting period for these outcomes is Aug. 1, 2021-July 31, 2022.
- 100% of students complete the MS in Health Informatics within the calculated average completion time
- 86% of MS in Health Informatics graduates responding to the graduate survey are employed within one year of graduation*
- 95% of those that apply to the MS in Health Informatics program are accepted
- 90% retention rate overall for MS in Health Informatics students
* For the graduate data, a graduate survey is sent out to all graduates 1 year after a student confers their degree. During this reporting period, there were 17 graduates contacted of which 7 responded to the survey. Of those, 6 were employed full-time within one year of graduation.
Fall: Aug. 5
Fall mid-term: Sept. 30
Spring: Dec. 9
Spring mid-term: Feb. 17
Summer: April 21
- BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0
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.
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