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Health Informatics

Master of Science

Combine your health care experience and IT skills for happier, healthier patients. 

In addition to the demands of the electronic health record systems, other applications are being deployed that require health professionals who understand both technology and the management of information. A Master of Science in Health Informatics from Regis prepares you to work successfully in an ever-changing health care market.

Health informatics professionals understand technology and its role in promoting the effective organization, management and use of information within the health care environment. This degree will help you bridge the gap between clinicians and IT staff.

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
36 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$750 per credit hour

Sample Health Informatics Classes

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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.

Program Details

Get all the details on our M.S. Health Informatics program, including course requirements and application materials. 

Health Informatics Career Paths

Health Services Manager

Health Services Managers are in charge of the operation of one or multiple healthcare 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 healthcare 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 healthcare 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 treatment of patients and general operation of medical sites.


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Explore our Health Informatics Program

In addition to the demands of the 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. 

How to Apply

To apply to the M.S. Data Science program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcript
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Relevant work experience or bachelor's degree

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $750 per credit hour
Total program credits: 36
Fees: $75 technology fee per course

Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, May and August.