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Online Master's in Health Informatics

Master of Science in Healthcare Management - Informatics

Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.1 CTU’s online Master of Science in Healthcare Management with an Informatics concentration was created to help you explore how to use technological solutions and data analysis to improve the quality of healthcare delivery.

Explore data management approaches to managing patient-centered electronic health data. Examine health information systems, delivery systems and classification systems. Review innovative approaches in computer science, information technology, and decision science, used to deliver and enhance care. In a capstone project case study, you will have the opportunity to use innovative IT approaches in data analytics to develop a framework for the redesign of a patient-center electronic health data system for a health organization. CTU Mobile is designed to help you stay on top of your education using your smartphone or tablet. Online classes start soon.

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CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org

CLASSES START

  • October 26, 2021
  • December 07, 2021

TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

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  • Program Overview

    The Master of Science in Healthcare Management with a concentration in Informatics is a 48-credit-hour program that is offered online. The program consists of 28 credit hours in the healthcare management core with 20 credit hours dedicated to the informatics concentration.

    This degree program is designed to guide students in the study of informatics, information technology, and information systems as they integrate with and apply to the principles of health care management. This program examines innovative approaches to information technology and computer science that are needed by leaders in the health informatics field to improve the quality and delivery of health care services.

    This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification.  As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

    Health Studies Mission Statement:

    Health Studies at CTU is dedicated to providing quality programs that integrate the relevant principles and competencies to empower students from diverse backgrounds to pursue leadership roles and career pathways in an evolving healthcare field.

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses- Informatics
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    CS651 Computer Systems Security Foundations 4
    CS660 Database Systems 4
    HCM655 Healthcare Informatics 4
    HCM690 Healthcare Informatics Capstone 4
    IT621 Enterprise Data Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 20
    Core
    Credits
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    HCM612 Managing the Healthcare Organization 4
    HCM632 Systems in Healthcare 4
    HCM671 Healthcare Statistics 4
    HCM674 Health Policy in the United States 4
    HCM676 Healthcare Finance 4
    HCM677 Information Systems for Healthcare 4
    HCM678 Healthcare Law and Ethics 4
    Total Credit Hours: 28

    Total Credit Hours: 48

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1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm (visited February 10, 2021).

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