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Drexel University Online’s Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) prepares students to utilize today’s advanced information systems to create more efficient and productive healthcare environments. This program is ideal for healthcare professionals interested in improving their organization’s use of informatics and for information technology specialists seeking careers with biomedical or health organizations.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates a 35% growth in demand for educated individuals prepared to be administrators, specialists, consultants, educators, and researchers in the healthcare industry.
The demand for workers who understand the relationship between healthcare and information systems is growing rapidly.
The MSHI program focuses on the systems of informatics and psycho-social aspects of the healthcare industry. The program provides students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to use information and knowledge processing methodology to improve health outcomes in a variety settings, including medicine, public health, nursing, and academia. Students graduate with an extensive understanding of both information systems and healthcare that complements their prior education and experiences.
This interdisciplinary program is housed at The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology, and receives curricular support from Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions.
Students who complete this program will learn to:
Degree Features and Benefits
Join us for an Online Open House on Thursday December 12th at 12 noon EST! Dr. Prudence Dalrymple and Haley Dervinis of the iSchool will be presenting on the MS in Health Informatics program. A moderated Q&A sesion will follow.
As of September 2014, the MS in Health Informatics will be offered by the College of Computing and Informatics
Drexel also offers an online Certificate in Healthcare Informatics - learn more.