Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Core Courses
HIM 5101Fundamentals of Health Informatics3
HIM 5112Health Information Systems: Design and Decision Making3
HIM 5113Database Administration for Health Informatics Professionals3
HIM 5127Privacy and Security: Protecting Healthcare Data3
HIM 5128Health Data: Standards and Interoperability3
HIM 5129Health Data Analysis3
HPM 5006Political and Economic Aspects of Health3
HRPR 5001Current and Emerging Issues in Public Health and Health Professions 10
Concentration Electives 26
Capstone Course
HIM 9995Capstone Project3
Total Credit Hours30

Cybersecurity for Healthcare Professionals

MIS 5206Protection of Information Assets3
MIS 5209Securing Digital Infrastructure3
Total Credits6

Healthcare Data Analytics

HIM 5111Technology for Healthcare Financial Management3
HIM 5114Health Informatics Project Management3
Total Credits6

Population Health Management

HIM 5106Technology for Population Health3
HPM 5122Healthcare Quality and Safety3
Total Credits6

Minimum Grade to be Earned for All Required Courses: B-

Culminating Event:
Capstone Course:
The capstone course (HIM 9995) is the culminating course for students in the MSHI program. Students create strategies and approaches that focus on various disciplines of health informatics, such as electronic health records, health information exchange, and ethical/legal issues. In addition, students analyze systems and evaluate potential decisions from the persona of senior-level healthcare executives.