Master of Science in Health Care Informatics


$761 Per Credit

Health Care Informatics…“focuses on the use of information technologies, data analytics and automation of medical data to assist with the problem solving and decision making that improves health care.” – American Medical Informatics Association

Are you interested in information systems, database management, computing, network design, automation and documentation in a health care setting? The Zilber College of Public Health MS Health Care Informatics program may be a great fit for you.

Your work in health care informatics could take you to a wide variety of settings, including health care systems, hospitals, physician offices, medical group practices, nursing homes or government agencies. With the MS Health Care Informatics program, you will develop skills in high-demand areas in health care, such as systems analysis and design, database design and management, clinical decision support and computer programming.

Program Description

The MS Health Care Informatics program is designed to help you develop skills in high-demand areas in health care. You will learn about systems analysis and design, database design and management, clinical decision support and computer programming. These skills are essential for professionals who want to work in the healthcare industry.

In addition to these core skills, you will also have the opportunity to specialize in areas such as data analytics, health information exchange, and predictive modeling. This will give you a competitive edge in the job market and help you stand out from other candidates.

Our program is designed to be flexible and convenient for working professionals. You can complete your coursework online or on campus, depending on your schedule and preferences. Our faculty and staff members are experts in their fields and are committed to helping you succeed.

Career Opportunities

MS Health Care Informatics program can prepare you for a variety of positions in health IT such as Chief Information Officer, Chief Medical Information Officer, HIM Director, Health Informatics Director, Health Data/Information Resource Manager, Health Information System Application Designer, Compliance Officer, Health Analyst and IT Consultant. These positions are in high demand and offer competitive salaries.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health informatics and other health services and medical managers earn a median average salary of $104,280. However, salary expectations for health informaticists vary widely based on education, experience, location, title and responsibilities. Entry-level salaries in informatics range from $50,000 upward, with some positions paying higher.

It’s important to note that the information provided is not intended to represent a complete list of hiring companies or job titles. Degree program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.


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