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Master of Science in Health Informatics

Advance your career in healthcare — 100% online

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Whether you work in healthcare and want to move out of a hands-on role while continuing to positively impact patient care, or you’re an IT professional wishing to transition into the healthcare sector, a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) from Jacksonville University can help you make that a reality. Featuring eight-week sessions and a convenient 100% online classroom, this program prepares you for success in one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare.

Jacksonville University’s MSHI program also gives you the confidence of knowing that you’re earning your degree from a university with 14 years of proven online healthcare education leadership – and one consistently ranked among America’s best regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.

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Develop Master’s-Level Knowledge

  • Make the sharing of information between healthcare professionals and facilities more efficient and secure
  • Give patients easier access to their own information, allowing them to become partners in their own care and treatment
  • Collect, interpret and use medical information to:
    • Assess the quality of medical care
    • Perform research that compares success rates of different clinical treatments
    • Identify trends that lead to improved patient care
  • Evaluate the health and illness of selected populations
  • Make ethical decisions related to health policy
  • Use the databases and systems that reflect privacy and security requirements of HIPAA and the HITECH Act
  • Understand the legal and ethical issues involved in the use of health-related information in public health

How You’ll Benefit From a Master of Science in Health Informatics

  • Gain the potential to move into a high-growth, high-demand field
  • Lead the way in a rapidly emerging area of healthcare
  • Help improve overall patient care and health
  • Create a more efficient, connected workplace
  • Make yourself invaluable to employers by helping to bring them into compliance with electronic record regulations

Who Should Enroll?

Offered online through our School of Applied Health Sciences contained in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, the Master of Science in Health Informatics is ideal for those working in the computer sciences, engineering, health information management and other health sciences, as well as those who have undergraduate degrees in any of those fields. If you are a nurse or other healthcare specialist, or an information technology professional, the program offers you a great way to build on your existing expertise with additional skills that you can use as the foundation for a rewarding new career.

Health Informatics Career Paths

A Master of Science in Health Informatics can lead to a variety of rewarding positions, including:

The MSHI program is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).