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​University of Illinois at Chicago – Online Master of Science in Health Informatics2018-02-07T20:55:41+00:00

University of Illinois at Chicago – Online Master of Science in Health Informatics

Program Overview

According to the University of Illinois at Chicago:

Built on the business school model, the online Master of Science in Health Informatics program at UIC offers an advanced education designed to provide you with the understanding of technical knowledge, work experience and leadership skills to apply health data and knowledge that are revolutionizing the healthcare industry and advance the overall delivery of patient care around the world. Through completion of this 100 percent online, comprehensive degree program, you can gain a fresh perspective on the dynamic role health information technology will play in the future of the healthcare industry as a whole. Graduates of this program are poised to lead their respective organizations in the development and implementation of health informatics strategies to improve patient care and ensure access to information.

At a Glance

URL https://healthinformatics.uic.edu/health-informatics-degrees/

Total credit hours

45

Tuition per credit                 

Tuition and fees

Accreditation

The University of Illinois at Chicago is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Full-time/part-time/accelerated                 

Full-time/part-time

Time to complete                 

  • Full-time: 2+ years
  • Part-time: Up to 6 years

Admission requirements

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

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution that equals a U.S. bachelor’s degree
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) minimum 3.0/4.0 cumulative for all undergraduate degrees, graduate and professional degrees and any additional post-degree coursework. A final cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 for UIC’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Informatics will also be accepted. Credit for courses taken in the program no more than 5 years in the past.
  • Registrar-issued transcripts
  • The request for English Proficiency test scores automatically populates in the checklist for International applicants. If the international applicant intends to submit a waiver letter please select that option on the application. For a domestic or permanent resident applicant that is required to fulfill the English proficiency requirement, the request for test scores does not populate. Admissions audits the application, and then adds the option of the test score requirement or a waiver letter.
  • Current resume includes the applicant’s education, work experience and any employment gaps.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in industries that can directly translate to health informatics.
  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation