Master's of Health Informatics Degree

Online Master of Science in Health Informatics

Unlock the power of data to improve patient care and systems management, and take your career to a whole new level.

In 2019, Health Informatics leaders from throughout the US - those working in this field - analyzed and redesigned the Logan MSHI program to align curriculum with ever-evolving industry demands of now and the future.

You can learn how to thrive in the dynamic field of Health Informatics with our newly redesigned online master’s degree.

Leaders in Health Informatics are in HIGH DEMAND. Find opportunity at the intersection of data and health care.
From pharmaceuticals and insurance to clinics, hospitals and non-profits, hiring in health informatics is expected to grow 13% through 2026, making it one of the fastest growing fields in the already-booming health care industry. Logan’s award-winning online MS in Health Informatics will empower you to compete in a complex and in-demand field, increase your earning potential, advance in your current position or transition to a rewarding new career path.

Industry-Driven Curriculum. Focused Tracks for Your Success. 
Explore, from many perspectives, the impact of informatics on the continuum of care. Focusing on health care information systems, our curriculum was developed with the guidance of industry leaders—and potential employers—to deliver knowledge you can put to work right away. Customize your degree with a concentration in one of three areas:

Healthcare Leadership:
Attention Healthcare Directors, Administrators, Project Manager, Specialist, Health Care Consultants and Health Care Managers. The Healthcare Leadership track combines both information technology and health care administration theory and skills with real-world applications. See below for more information.

Data Analytics:
For all those for Consultants, Analysts, Project Managers, Administrators, Data Architects, Programmers and Data Scientists, the Data Analytics track blends tools of data analysis and information technology to solve emerging problems in the health care industry and the delivery of care and service. See below for more information.

Applied Informatics:
If you already know health care, because you live it every day, this is your track. This program has potential benefits for Nurses, Physicians, Health care consultants, Specialists, Health Officers, Researchers, Technologists and Health care managers, the Applied Informatics track combines both information technology and health care administration theory and skills with real-world applications. See below for more information.

Logan MSHI graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Professional in Health Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) certification.




Most Affordable


Our Health Informatics program is recognized as one of the country’s Most Affordable by bestvalueschools.com.

Master's of Health Informatics Degree

HiMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate

Logan students receive free membership in the prestigious Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.



Editor’s Choice

Best College Reviews named our MS in Health Informatics to their list of Top Online Master’s degrees.

 

 

  • Master's in Health Informatics

    Admissions Requirements

    Admissions guidelines for the Master of Science in Health Informatics degree may be found in the Academic Catalog.

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CarlosLearn about the value of an Logan MSHI degree from recent Logan graduate.

Carlos Fillmann earned his Master of Science Degree in Health Informatics  in 2018 from Logan University, where he learned to use technology to improve patient care and health care business practices. He currently works as a telehealth technician with Finger Lakes Community Health in New York He was recently interviewed by BestColleges.com to share his experience earning his master’s degree, the transition from school to the workplace, and advice for students considering a degree in health informatics. Read it here.

 

 

 

 


Master's of Health Informatics Degree

 

The HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate program is a way to share industry knowledge and educate students on critical issues that will help them succeed in health IT. The program gives Logan access to educational content, industry news, networking opportunities and discounted resources, not to mention a variety of student-focused benefits, including complimentary student memberships (subject to student membership criteria).

 

Logan hosted the Midwest Gateway Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's seminar titled A Healthy Connection: Enabling Emerging Technologies in Wireless Communications.



  • Academic Degree Plan (ADP)

    2018-2019

    2019-2020

  • Course Descriptions           2019-2020
  • Program Learning Outcomes

    Graduates of the MSHI program will have the necessary skills and knowledge to work in places such as hospitals, medical groups and clinics, health insurance organizations, research, policy organizations, hardware and software vendors, internet companies, among many others. Examples of occupations in the Information Technology (IT) healthcare industry include chief information officer, corporate health information manager, data analytics/data mining specialist, health information application developer, and health information management specialist.

    The MSHI program combines both information technology and health care administration theory and skills with real-world applications. Upon successful completion of the program, students should be able to:

    1.Communicate professionally and skillfully.

    2.Solve problems through higher order thinking.

    3.Examine information from a multitude of sources to make informed decisions.

    4.Demonstrate ethical principles and incorporates the values of the discipline.

    5.Acknowledge the importance of social and behavioral aspects of health and their contribution to the health of individuals and populations

    6.Employ appropriate leadership behaviors that influence others in reaching common goals

    7.Develop collaborative relationships with other professions and stakeholders to solve complex health and health information problems.

  • Curriculum and Tracks Overview 

    Program Curriculum
    The MSHI program curriculum requires thirty (36) credits of coursework, twenty-four credit hours (24) Core courses, one being a research methods course four (4) Healthcare Leadership Track courses, four (4) Data Analytics Track courses, four (5) Applied Informatics Track Courses; and one (1) capstone course per track.

    The Master of Science (MS) degree in Health Informatics (MSHI) in an interdisciplinary, comprehensive graduate degree program that prepares students to utilize computer technology in the advancement of medicine. Health Informatics is a rapidly developing scientific field that focuses on information systems design, data management, health policy and public health issues, and is responsible for the design, development and utilization of patient and enterprise-wide data systems. Logan’s MSHI degree program is centered on three core factors: 1) information management, 2) healthcare systems and policies, and; 3) people and processes.

    Healthcare Leadership Track
    The Healthcare Leadership track combines both information technology and health care administration theory and skills with real-world applications. Students who go through the Leadership track will build expertise in three major healthcare areas: healthcare administration, health information systems and technology, and management and leadership. In this track, students will examine mediums of health information management (e.g., health classification systems, databases, data warehouses, data sets, and registries) and will develop skills to design and implement various health informatics and information management policies and procedures (e.g., those related to surveillance, data and personnel management, privacy and security, and clinical documentation improvement). Students will also obtain the knowledge of various aspects of government legal and regulatory standards (e.g., coding and revenue, privacy, security, federal laws, the release of information, maintenance of health records, licensure, quality, and accreditation). This program has potential benefits for Healthcare Directors, Administrators, Project Manager, Specialist, Health care consultants, Health care consultants, and Health care managers.

    Data Analytics Track
    The Data Analytics track blends tools of data analysis and information technology to solve emerging problems in the health care industry and the delivery of care and service. Students who go through the Data Analytics track will learn to interpret data and effectively communicate results and findings to solve healthcare problems across diverse settings. In this track, students will develop the skills necessary to manage, manipulate, and analyze large-scale clinical and operational databases. Students will also obtain knowledge of various necessary to manage, manipulate, and analyze large-scale clinical and operational databases. This program has potential benefits for Consultants, Analysts, Project Managers, Administrators, Data Architects, Programmers, and Data Scientists. 

     Applied Informatics Track
    The Applied Informatics track combines both information technology and health care administration theory and skills with real-world applications. Students who go through the Applied Informatics track will manage and analyze data for use in clinical decisions by patients and providers as well as advancing quality improvement efforts across health systems. In this track, students will develop the skills necessary to manage, manipulate, and analyze large-scale clinical and operational databases. Students will also obtain knowledge of various necessary to manage, manipulate, and analyze large-scale clinical and operational databases. This program has potential benefits for Nurses, Physicians, Health care consultants, Specialists, Health Officers, Researchers, Technologists, and Health care managers.

  • Why Logan University?  

    Logan University provides superior training, giving you the skills and confidence to be a health care leader
    Explore, from many perspectives, the impact of informatics on the continuum of care. Focusing on health care information systems, our curriculum was developed with the guidance of industry leaders—and potential employers—to deliver knowledge you can put to work right away.

    World-Class Faculty
    Gain the knowledge and skills to thrive in a complex and dynamic marketplace. Our world-class faculty bring real-world industry experience to the classroom.

    Your Degree, Your Schedule
    Advance your education from virtually anywhere. Logan’s online master’s degrees are taught 100% online with three 15-week trimesters per year, so you can start your program at a time that works best for you.

    A Focused Education
    Customize your degree with a concentration in one of four areas: health care compliance, health policy and management, public health or quality systems. Logan MSHI graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Professional in Health Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) certification.

    Paths to Success
    Backed by the strength of Logan’s innovative career center, MSHI graduates find rewarding careers in hospitals, clinics, insurance or pharmaceutical firms, universities, research departments, vendor companies and consulting firms.

    Logan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA).  The HLC-NCA can be contacted at 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504 Phone: 800-621-7440 .





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