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Master of Science in Health Care Informatics

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Curriculum Overview

The field of health informatics — which unites computer science, information management, advanced analytics and health care operations — is shaping the future of health care. As a result, there is growing demand for trained health care informaticists.

To prepare you to work on the front lines of this exciting field, the University of San Diego offers their M.S. in Health Care Informatics in both online and on-campus formats. Whichever format you select, upon graduation you will be equipped with the health care technology, clinical analytics, leadership and business skills required for any number of health informatics careers.


Specialization Options

Health Care Analytics Track

Health Informatics Track

Healthcare Leadership Track


At a Glance

Prepare for your career in health informatics or healthcare analytics with our HIMSS-approved program. Earn your degree at our San Diego campus or completely online.

24 months
37 Units
$925
January 10
December 2
2-3 years
42 Units
$1,640
January 26
December 2

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Track Options

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Medical Terminology Courseonline icon
Introduction to Health Care Information Managementonline icon
Introduction to Health Care Delivery Systemsonline icon on campus icon
System Analysis and Design for Health Care Informaticsonline icon on campus icon
Database Design and Knowledge Managementonline icon on campus icon
Biostatisticsonline icon on campus icon
Clinical Documentation: Electronic Medical Record Systemsonline icon on campus icon
Health Care Leadership, Values, and Social Justiceonline icon on campus icon
Management of Health Care System Quality Outcomes and Patient Safetyonline icon on campus icon
Advanced Health Care Information Managementonline icon on campus icon
Health Care Analyticsonline icon on campus icon
Financial Management in Healthy Systemsonline icon on campus icon
Strategic Planning and Management of Health Systemsonline icon on campus icon
Practicum: Residency in Health Care Informaticson campus icon
Health Care Informatics Seminaron campus icon
Advanced Health Care Analyticsonline icon on campus icon
Machine Learning Applications for Health Careonline icon on campus icon
Population Health Analyticsonline icon on campus icon
Health Care Informatics Capstoneonline icon on campus icon
Data Structures and Terminologieson campus icon
Advanced Leadership and Systems Managementonline icon on campus icon
Digital Healthcare Marketingonline icon on campus icon
Health Care Law and Risk Managementonline icon on campus icon

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A Career in Health Care Informatics: The Outlook and Options

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