Health Informatics

Master of Science

Learn how data is being used to transform health care.

Behind every number is a name, and behind every patient record is a person. The necessity of maintaining and improving our health care systems grows by the minute, putting health informatics and data management at the forefront of care.

With the M.S. in Health Informatics from Regis, you’ll discover how big data, communication technology and a worldwide network of resources are helping hospitals and clinics deliver quality health care and improve patient outcomes. Through robust course work and meaningful faculty mentorships, you’ll deepen your knowledge of data management, cultivate leadership strengths and develop your understanding of ethics and privacy within health care settings.

With these skills added to your professional toolkit, you’ll be a welcome addition to any organization looking to use data to improve patient health and well-being. Classes are held online with multiple start dates throughout the year — perfect for busy professionals looking to take the next step in their health care careers.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses*
8-week terms
*Also offered full-time, on-campus, starting Fall 2024.

Time Commitment
12 - 24 months

Key Dates
Starts are offered in January, March, May, June, August and October

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Health Services Manager

Health Services Managers are in charge of the operation of one or multiple health care facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Health Service Managers typically handle multiple aspects of the facility such as finances, hiring and training new employees and keeping track of patient records.

Clinical Informaticist

The main role of a Clinical Informaticist is to design, test and eventually put into effect applications for clinical areas. Clinical Informaticists can expect to work with a variety of clients such as consulting services firms or health care agencies.

Informatics Manager

Informatics Managers oversee the use of electronic record systems in healthcare facilities. In addition to overseeing the systems and making sure they are operating well, Informatics Managers also train employees on how to use the electronic system.

HIM Director

Health Information Management Directors are responsible for the business side of healthcare operations. Health Information Management Directors should expect to work with a variety of different people across the health care system as they serve as the communication buffer between providers and patients.

Clinical Analyst

Clinical Analysts are responsible for the management of all technology systems for hospitals. On a daily basis, a Clinical Analyst can expect to make sure that all the systems are running correctly and troubleshoot any issues that may come up with the systems.

Medical Data Manager

Medical Data Managers are responsible for gathering medical data on a variety of topics such as what medications have worked, what medications haven't worked, and how patients have responded to certain treatments. Medical Data Managers should expect to report this data to help improve the treatment of patients and the general operation of medical sites.

Chad Powell

"Classes were uplifting and hands-on"

Chad Powell
Clinical Informatics and Data Team Manager at the Colorado Blood Cancer Institute Medical Group

B.S. Nursing, 2010
M.S. Health Informatics, 2019

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By the Numbers

Best online master’s in health informatics in the U.S.*
Median salary for medical and health services managers**
Projected job growth for medical and health services managers through 2029**

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In addition to the demands of electronic health record systems, other applications are being deployed that require health professionals who understand both technology and the management of information. Check out one of health care's fastest-growing industries.

Program Details

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MSHI 635: Design and Selection of IT Systems in Health Care

Planning, acquisition and implementation of systems to support unique health care facility-wide needs.

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MSHI 645: Management of e-HIM and Information Governance

Managing and storage of digital clinical information such as personal health records in health care facilities.

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MSHI 675: Health Care Performance Evaluation

Evaluation tools and methods to assess clinical quality and clinical systems performance for optimal patient care.

To apply to the M.S. in Health Informatics program, you will need:

  • Official degree-bearing transcript(s) from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Resume
  • Admissions essay
  • Completed online application
  • Relevant work experience or bachelor's degree

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Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year: $896 per credit hour
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Total program credits: 36

Earning your Master of Science in Health Informatics from Regis sets you apart and expands your professional network — think of it as an investment in your future. Between scholarship opportunities and financial aid packages, advancing your education is within reach. Explore our Investing in Your Future graduate financing guide or sign up for one of our upcoming graduate financial aid information sessions.

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A Culture of Excellence

The Master of Science in Health Informatics is offered by the Data and Information Sciences Department in the Anderson College of Business and Computing.