Master of Science in Healthcare Management - Informatics

Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 20 percent from 2016 to 2026, 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 begin every 8 weeks.

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

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TOTAL CREDITS

48

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Program Details

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses- Informatics
    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
    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, 2016-17 Edition, Medical and Health Services Managers, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm, visited April 9, 2018.