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Programs

Undergraduate 

The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM) prepares students for an exciting career that combines expertise in information technology, electronic health record systems, clinical medicine and clinical data management, operations management, data analytics and financial management.

Graduate

Health Informatics

Designed for working professionals, the Master of Science degree in Health Informatics (MSHI) is an innovative, interdisciplinary 30 credit program that focuses on the design, development, and implementation of health information technology (Health IT) systems to advance health care. The program offers three optional concentrations in Healthcare Data Analysis, Population Health Management and Cybersecurity for Health Professionals. The program is open to full-time and part-time students, and some courses are available in online formats. View Curriculum

Health Policy and Management 

The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Management is designed to develop professionals in the field of public health who have a clear understanding of the health policy and management of health-related programs, as well as the associated implications for public health practice and the impact on population health. There is a strong focus on preparing students to meet the Triple Aim. Students may choose from optional concentrations in Health Policy and Health Leadership. The program is open to full-time and part-time students, and some courses are available in online formats. 

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Policy provides a critical and theoretical basis for advanced research in health policy analysis and health services research. Students are integrated into the academic and public health communities through departmental conferences, colloquia, support for presentations at national/regional conferences and other activities. The program is open to full-time students only. 

Graduate Certificate Programs

The Health Informatics (HI) Certificate (post-BS) is a 12-credit online certificate designed to teach you basic skills you will need to advance in your current position or move into the expanding field of Health Information Technology. The certificate program provides a pathway for students to enter the MSHI program with advanced standing. 

The Public Health Law Research Certificate focuses on the emerging field of public health law research, which is the scientific study of the effects of laws and legal practices on health. The interprofessional certificate provides foundational training in public health law and related research methods, with a specific focus on the evaluation of policies and laws.

The Clinical Health Services Research Certificate is a 12-credit program that trains students in the foundations of health services and population health research, with the goal of becoming an informed collaborating member of a healthcare research team. The certificate is tailored to clinicians and other healthcare professionals who want to engage in population research.