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MSHI FAQ


Q:Will I be able to transfer courses for JU’s MS Health Informatics that were earned at another institution? Q:Will I be able to transfer courses for JU’s MS Health Informatics that were earned at another institution?
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MSHI students may transfer a maximum of six credit hours or 10 quarter hours of graduate academic credit from a comparable regionally accredited university. The credit must be in courses similar in content and rigor to Jacksonville University’s Master of Science in Health Informatics program, and the grade must be at least a “B.”

Q:How long will it take me to earn my MS in Health Informatics? Q:How long will it take me to earn my MS in Health Informatics?
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JU’s MS in Health Informatics is a total of 11 courses, or 33 credit hours. Depending on your pace, you can finish your MSHI degree in as little 22 months.

Q:Will my actual master’s degree reflect that I earned it online? Q:Will my actual master’s degree reflect that I earned it online?
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No. There is no distinction made between JU’s on campus or online degree programs. Your master’s degree is awarded based on competency and successfully meeting Jacksonville University’s academic requirements, not upon geographic location or residency.

Q:I am currently a nurse. Should I get my master’s in Health Informatics? Q:I am currently a nurse. Should I get my master’s in Health Informatics?
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If you have your BSN and are interested in both healthcare and technology, Health Informatics may be the perfect career path for you. A degree in MSHI will allow you to continue improving the health and wellness of patients, while applying computers, communications and information technology to patient care.