Master of Science in Healthcare Management - Informatics Concentration

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management with a concentration in Informatics is a 48-credit-hour program that is offered online. The program consists of 28 credit hours in the healthcare management core with 20 credit hours dedicated to the informatics concentration.

This degree program is designed to guide students in the study of informatics, information technology, and information systems as they integrate with and apply to the principles of health care management. This program examines innovative approaches to information technology and computer science that are needed by leaders in the health informatics field to improve the quality and delivery of health care services.

Master of Science in Healthcare Management Outcomes

• Utilize healthcare management principles to effectively manage a healthcare organization
• Influence change at a variety of levels for healthcare quality
• Differentiate healthcare delivery within a variety of healthcare populations/environments

Informatics Concentration Learning Outcomes

• Choose appropriate innovative technological solutions and data analysis to improve the quality of healthcare delivery
• Use data management approaches to manage patient-centered electronic health data including abstracting data, compiling information and researching data
• Describe features of the health information systems, healthcare delivery systems, and classification systems
• Evaluate health records to ensure federal, state, privacy, ethical, security and confidentiality guidelines and regulations
• Appraise a health IT system development life cycle from system analysis, strategy planning, system design, planning, creating, testing, and implementation
• Explain data health standards, database designs, and principles of business continuity

Degree Requirements

Courses- Informatics

CS651Computer Systems Security Foundations

4

CS660Database Systems

4

HCM655Healthcare Informatics

4

HCM690Healthcare Informatics Capstone

4

IT621Enterprise Data Management

4

Total Credit Hours:20

Core

HCM612Managing the Healthcare Organization

4

HCM632Systems in Healthcare

4

HCM671Healthcare Statistics

4

HCM674Health Policy in the United States

4

HCM676Healthcare Finance

4

HCM677Information Systems for Healthcare

4

HCM678Healthcare Law and Ethics

4

Total Credit Hours:28

Total Credit Hours: 48

Locations

  • Virtual Campus