IT Accelerated Master of Health Informatics Program

Learn how to understand and apply technology in the context of today’s healthcare demands. Data storage, management and usage has undergone many recent changes, especially in healthcare. Electronic medical records (EMRs) are now required in the US, and the need for specialized professionals with both healthcare and IT proficiency to manage them has risen. The improvement of patient experiences through information and technology is an integral part to the healthcare quality and success.

The partnership between the College of Allied Health Science and the College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services has constructed a program that:


Enables students to receive instruction in a Health Informatics Program that is ranked #1 out of 20 schools in The Best Schools 20 Best Online Master’s in Healthcare Informatics Degree Programs.

Accelerate your Education

Get your master's and bachelor's in the same amount of time as the bachelor's.

Information Technology helps drive every business forward.  Having a MSHI will advance your career in a field that will have some of the largest salary gains in the next 15 years.

Experience the great advantages of the Co-op program.  Get extensive experience at real organizations which is so coveted in today's world of hiring.

Career Possibilities

Healthcare is a big employer of technology and changes in the way they must digitize their records formed opportunities for a very important new line of work. Balancing proficiency with technology and comprehensive knowledge from a Master's in Health Informatics leaves you with numerious options. Some examples are:

  • Director of Health Informatics
  • Data Analyst 
  • Systems Developer 
  • Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Information Technology Consultant

Places to work at include hospitals, attorneys' offices, medical research facilities, public health agencies, insurance companies and many others.


Applications are open on November 1 and close on the last day of February each year.


To apply to the IT Accelerated Master of Health Informatics Program, please make sure to complete all parts after checking the link:

  • Cover sheet
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proposed degree plan
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript or Degree Audit

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Lauren Kirgis

Graduate Program Coordinator, School of Information Technology