Master of Science in
Healthcare Informatics Online

Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics Online Program Details

Cost of Attendance

Per Credit Hour: $915
Total Tuition: $35,685 (Without prerequisites); $41,175 (With prerequisites)

Application Fee: $50 non-refundable fee
University Fee: $75 Each Semester
Books/Supplies: Students can expect to spend approximately $300-$1,000 for textbooks and other course materials per semester.
Travel/Residency: None

Admission Requirements

Program Curriculum

The online M.S. in Healthcare Informatics program is 39 credits and consists of 12 foundation and core courses plus a Capstone HIT Research Project. All courses, with the exception of the Capstone, are 8 weeks long. The Capstone HIT Research Project is 16 weeks long. The program can be completed in as few as 28 months.

Prerequisite (Courses not included in the 39 credit hours)

*Mathematics for Managers (3)
*Statistical Methods (3)

*Courses may be waived by prior academic record or test-out option.

Foundation (12 credit hours)
Introduction to U.S. Health Care Organization (3)
Computer Applications (3)
Management Information Systems (3)
HIT Human Interactions, Integration and Interoperability (3)

Core (24 credit hours)
Best Practices, Operations, and Total Quality Management (3)
Management Theory and Organizational Behavior (3)
Decision Support Systems in HIT (3)
Field Experience in HIT (3)
Research and Technology in Health Education (3)
Information Systems Analysis (3)
Quantitative Analysis for Nursing Research (3)
Data Communications (3)

Capstone (3 credit hours)
Capstone HIT Research Project (3)

Total: 42 credits (excludes prerequisite courses)

Faculty Information.

Learn from our experience
Adelphi University’s health informatics courses are taught by experienced industry professionals. Take a look at the bios below and you will find that each faculty member has contributed to the profession either as a doctor, clinical researcher, health informatics professional or business leader.

Benefit from our national leadership.
A few of our faculty members have served on national committees and helped with various national projects, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT). HHS awarded Assistant Professor Ahmet Hasan Sapci, M.D., $350,000 in support of a first-of-its-kind Health Informatics R&D and Training Laboratory.


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