M.S., Health Informatics: (36 Credits)
The Master of Science degree in Health Informatics program is designed to offer students a broad, interdisciplinary, and critical understanding of informatics and analytics within the healthcare context. Health informatics is an interdisciplinary field that analyzes biomedical data for improved decision making in healthcare. Health informatics brings together the fields of computer science and data analytics to study the processes for the generation, storage, retrieval, use, and management of health data. The program highlights the social and ethical as well as the technological dimensions of this rapidly evolving professional field. The program will be of interest to students intending to pursue careers at the intersection of healthcare and technology, it will also appeal to any graduate student interested in examining larger questions about healthcare analytics from an interdisciplinary perspective, including the role of data to understand social and cultural dimensions of health care.
The Health Informatics Major is a new major expected to begin in Spring 2023. Courses and topics are in development and subject to change.
|Introduction to Health Informatics||3|
|Fundamental Concepts in Statistics and Statistical Reasoning||3|
|Programming for Health Informatics||3|
|Machine Learning in Health Informatics|
|MPH 608||Health Communication and Informatics||3|
|MPH 601||Organization and Management of Public Health Services||3|
|Systems Analysis and Design||3|
|ILD 829||Leadership in the Health Professions||3|
|Elective - choose one *||3|
|Ethical Issues in Population Health: A Global Perspective|
|Health Economics and Finance|
|Health Planning and Marketing|
|Research Design and Professional Inquiry|
|Change Management and Quality|
|Law and Health Care Ethics|
Artificial Intelligence in Health Informatics
Approved electives will include content related to Social and Behavioral aspects of Health, Health Economics and Marketing, Research Design, Ethics, and Change Management.