Master of Health Informatics Overview
In today's electronic and data-driven health care industry, the need for experts in health informatics is expected to increase. Purdue University Global's online master's in health informatics intersects health care, computer science, and information management.
Our master's degree can help you position yourself at the forefront of efforts to improve the nation's health care system. Learn to use information technology and information management concepts to improve the efficiency and quality of health care services.
You'll study how to:
- Design effective strategies based on concepts of leadership and innovation in health informatics.
- Assess the impact that economics, ethics, professional standards, and the law have on the optimization of health informatics.
- Evaluate public policy and health care policies and procedures to support health informatics innovation across systems.
- Implement health informatics best practices while drawing from social and behavioral sciences, and information technology.
HIMSS-Approved Education Partner and Academic Organizational Affiliate
Purdue Global is recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) as an Approved Education Partner (AEP) and Academic Organizational Affiliate.
HIMSS-approved educational programs, which include the Master of Health Informatics, provide advanced knowledge in health information and technology or health care and prepare candidates to sit for the CAHIMS or CPHIMS exam.* View the directory of HIMSS-approved programs.
As an Academic Organization Affiliate of HIMSS, Purdue Global can provide students and faculty with resources to address global health and wellness through information and technology.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.