MS Degree Program
Area of Concentration in Health Informatics
The MS Degree in Health Informatics is designed to meet the rapidly growing need for technical professionals in the healthcare industry by preparing students through an integration of technological expertise in informatics, computer science, mathematical statistics, networks, database engineering and knowledge management with a knowledge of the clinical environment in the health care professions. This discipline involves the development and application of methods for acquiring, representing, retrieving and analyzing biomedical knowledge and data.

Degree Requirements

The Health Informatics concentration requires 30 credit hours of coursework, a nine-credit-hour individual research project, and successful completion of a comprehensive exam. Click on a course number below for a full description of the course from KSI's online course listings.

Required Core Courses:
HI581 Foundations of Health Informatics
HI510 Project Management for Health Informatics
HI582 Database Management Systems in Healthcare
HI587 Computer Networks in the Healthcare Industry
BA511 Statistics
BA531 Data Mining
Area Courses:
HI503 Clinical Decision Systems
HI522 Computer & Network Security for Healthcare
HI533 Fundamentals of Knowledge Management for Healthcare
HI535 Knowledge Representation in Healthcare Informatics
MS Research Project (9 credits):
CIS599 A, B, C — Research Project

 


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