The University of Findlay

Master of Science in Health Informatics

Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)

The Online Master of Science in Health Informatics at The University of Findlay is a 33 semester hour graduate program centered on the science behind electronic health records. Health Informatics defines how health information is technically captured, transmitted and utilized. Health informatics is regarded as a “trans-disciplinary” field because it focuses on information systems, informatics principles and information technology as it is applied to the continuum of health care delivery.

Mission Statement:
The mission of the health informatics program is to prepare individuals to influence the future of healthcare through the use of technology.

Degree Outcomes:  
Students who earn their MSHI degree from The University of Findlay will learn to collect, analyze, report and present data and information that facilitate stakeholder decision making within the health care industry.  They will also be trained to understand the significance of the resulting information and to utilize technology as a tool to support the clinical or administrative decision making process.

Quality and Convenience: 
Classes are available completely online and you can take your class and work on assignments when and where it is convenient to you.  In addition to a traditional online classroom, students have many opportunities to interact with their classmates and professor through the University’s online classroom portal.  Faculty hold regular online office hours and class discussions sessions during which students benefit from the interaction and shared knowledge base of other working professionals in their class.

Growth potential: The online MSHI at The University of Findlay has been developed to help working professionals reach their personal career goals, whether that is to move up in their current organization, better position them for a change in their career path or to help them become more effective leaders in their current role.

Accreditation: 
The MHSI program at The University of Findlay is accredited by the Ohio Board of Regents and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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