Master of Science in Health Informatics
The Master of Science in Health Informatics is a part-time, 30-credit graduate program designed for information technology and health information management professionals, as well as nurses, physicians and therapists. Previous healthcare or information technology experience isn’t required for admission. The curriculum meets the requirements of the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM).
In the Master of Science in Health Informatics program, you will learn to design, develop and implement health information technology in a variety of healthcare settings. You’ll also become proficient in the foundations of healthcare provision, information science and computer science, and learn to lead the process of system creation and maintenance through immersive courses.
This part-time program is designed for working professionals, who have up to five years to complete the degree. The MSHI is available in person at Temple's Center City Campus (TUCC) in Philadelphia, or online (with a brief residency requirement at TUCC).
Classes & Curriculum
The program comprises 30 credit hours of courses focused on topics such as health data standards, health IT strategy and management, and database administration. The program culminates with a capstone course that simulates go-live training for information technology in a healthcare setting.