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Masters Degree in Health Informatics

The Master of Science in Health Informatics degree is earned through a postgraduate program that adequately positions professionals to accept career opportunities above and beyond the entry-level. This degree program strategically uses the student’s current medical or IT experience and takes it to the next level by incorporating informatics programs that give professionals the skills to effectively monitor, allocate, retrieve, and analyze patient data. Because the Master in Health Informatics degree is the highest completion level for this profession, you can feel confident that you will be educated and prepared to seek a managerial position in the field of health informatics.


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in health informatics are likely to see an increase of 20% by the year 2018. The reason for this trend is really two-fold: the onset of electronic medical records and an aging population. Statistically, about 13% of America’s total population are residents over age 65.  There is a tremendous push in the medical community for the adoption of electronic medical records. While only about 6.3% of physicians were using an EMR system in 2009, recent studies have indicated that between 10% and 36% will be using one by the end of 2011.

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            Master of Health Informatics
            • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
            • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
            • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
            • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
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            MHA - Health Care Informatics
            • Online programs including BS, MBA, MHA, MPH, MS, DHA, and DrPH options.
            • Specializations in health administration, public health, health care informatics, health management and policy, health care leadership, health care quality and analytics, and more.
            • With streamlined degree options, you could complete your MHA or MPH in as little as 18 months without any transfer credit (based on taking 2 courses every quarter).
            • Save with scholarships, employer and association discounts, military discounts, and more.
            • Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).
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            Master of Health Informatics
            •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
            •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
            •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
            •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
            •  Provides career-oriented diploma through master’s programs in fields such as healthcare, business, legal and paralegal services, information technology, criminal justice and design.
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            MS in Computer Science
            • Syracuse University’s Master of Science in Computer Science program is designed to help students discover groundbreaking solutions to complex technology challenges and develop expertise in areas such as security and assurance, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, and advanced programming.
            • Students will gain advanced knowledge in critical areas, such as Security and Assurance, Artificial Intelligence, and Computer Architecture, and Advanced Programming.
            • Founded in 1901, the school has maintained its reputation as a leader in the field, offering a curriculum built on theory, fundamentals, and application with a worldwide community of over 20,000 engineering and computer science alumni
            • Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) since 2001 and as a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) since 2009.
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            Executive Master of Health Administration
            • Earn your MPH online in one year from GW's Master of Public Health program. GRE waivers available.
            • GW faculty are world-renowned leaders in the filed, and personally design and teach MPH@GW courses.
            • MPH@GW students are held to the same admissions and academic criteria as on-campus students.
            • Students complete a custom practicum field experience designed to build skills in their chosen career path.
            • MPH@GW is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
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