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The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)

temple's mshi program: Designed for Working Professionals

Graphic image of a computer keyboard Our Master of Science degree in Health Informatics (MSHI) is an innovative, interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art program that focuses on the design, development, and implementation of information technology systems in health care. View the Master of Science in Health Informatics curriculum here.

Health Informatics (HI) is the intersection of healthcare, information science, and computer science. The MSHI is focused on the resources, devices, and methods required to optimize healthcare delivery systems. A career in HI combines interests in medicine, management, information technology, and electronic health record (EHR) systems. Professionals design and manage health information systems which contribute to major improvements in the safety, quality, effectiveness and efficiency of care.

MSHI Program Structure

Students may complete the degree online or in person on Temple's Center City Campus in Philadelphia. The MSHI program is a total of 10 courses (30 credits) with concentrations in Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Population Health Management. Temple University's coursework includes a work-related applied project and a graduate seminar. For more information or questions about the program, please visit our FAQ page.

Program Outcomes

Since starting the MSHI program, more than half of the MSHI students increased their salary 10% and/or accepted a new position of greater responsibility as a result of their participation in the MSHI program.