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Arizona State University – Online Master in Health Informatics2018-02-07T20:31:57+00:00

Arizona State University – Online Master in Health Informatics

Program Overview

According to Arizona State University:

The Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Health Informatics is designed to offer professionals working in the field of health care an opportunity to earn a master level degree on the effective use of information technology, data science, and knowledge representation to impact health and health care. Core courses provide a background in clinical informatics, while electives allow one to focus in the areas of clinical workflows and modern health technology, as well as skills with data analysis. The degree prepares graduates to enhance their skills for careers in a wide range of health care settings. Clinical informaticians work to develop novel information technology, computer science and knowledge management methodologies for disease prevention, treatment, more efficient and safer patient care delivery and knowledge access. This field requires close collaboration among clinicians, biomedical and computational scientists, knowledge management professionals, educators and health care consumers.

At a Glance

URL https://asuonline.asu.edu/online-degree-programs/graduate/master-advanced-study-health-informatics

Total credit hours

30

Tuition per credit                 

Tuition and fees

Full-time/part-time/accelerated                 

Full-time/part-time

Time to complete                 

16 months (full time)

Admission requirements

According to Arizona State University, to be eligible for admission to the Master of Health Informatics program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field such as biology, computer science, medicine, nursing, pharmacy or public health, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in the last 60 hours of a student’s first bachelor’s degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = “A”) in an applicable master’s degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • Graduate admission application and application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency