MS in Health Informatics (DA only)

DePaul University-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 35,597

Course Accredited By

HLC

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
The master's in Health Informatics provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to implement and support information technology solutions for health sector organizations.
Graduates will obtain technical knowledge and management skills for the design and support of IT systems and will develop a deep understanding of health IT processes to support health care delivery and management. Graduates will also gain knowledge in the areas of health information management including health information processing and exchange, health care analytics, enterprise management and information storage and security management.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • September 2022

 Entry requirements
 Postgraduate
 Standard GPP: 2-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 48-52
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 95
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Extended GPP: 3-Quarter

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 44-47
  • Pearson Versant NOT ACCEPTED
  • Duolingo 90
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 1-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 55 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42-43
  • Pearson Versant 61-64 (no subscore below 37)
  • Duolingo 85
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 2-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 37-41
  • Pearson Versant 58-60 (no subscore below 35)
  • Duolingo 80
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 3-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 40 overall
  • IELTS 4.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 30-36
  • Pearson Versant 47-57
  • Duolingo 70
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Pre-Sessional English: 4-Quarter Extended GGP

  • TOEFL (iBT) 32 overall
  • IELTS 3.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant 36-46
  • Duolingo 65
  • Graduate GPA Requirements: GGP: 2.8 for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (2.5 for MS Business Analytics); 2.5 for College of Computing and Digital Media;
    Up to 12 credits toward degree

Curriculum Requirements
Introductory Courses
IT 403 Statistics and Data Analysis
Foundation Courses
HIT 421 Health Informatics
MGT 559 Health Sector Management
HIT 451 Accounting and Financial Management in Healthcare
IS 421 Systems Analysis
IS 451 Database Design for Information Systems (Formerly CSC 451)
HIT 422 System Design for Health Care
HIT 440 Health Information Exchange and Networking


Major Elective Courses
Students must take 24 credit hours from courses selected among a list of selected graduate area elective lists that is included below. There is no restriction on the number of areas from which electives may be selected. Students may choose to take advanced elective courses from a single area or from multiple areas, depending on their career interests.

Database Processing
CSC 452 Database Programming*
DSC 450 Database Processing for Large-Scale Analytics*
IPD 451 Big Data and NoSQL Program
IS 549 Data Warehousing
*Note: Courses require programming experience in Python.

Analytics
DSC 423 Data Analysis and Regression
DSC 424 Advanced Data Analysis
DSC 465 Data Visualization
CSC 575 Intelligent Information Retrieval
DSC 480 Social Network Analysis
MKT 798 Topic: Health Care Data Analysis**
MKT 570 Topic: Service Design & Patient Experience**
DSC 441 Fundamentals of Data Science
** Student must take only sections of MKT 798 with the topics specified above.


Enterprise Management
ECT 424 Enterprise Infrastructure
HIT 511 Healthcare Management in Non-Hospital Settings
HTHC 515 Intro to Health Communication
IS 430 Fundamentals of IT Project Management
IS 505 Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Theories and Strategies
IS 560 Enterprise Systems
MGT 798 Topic: Managerial & Marketing Epidemiology**
NET 478 Information Storage and Management (Formerly TDC 478)
** Student must take only sections of MGT 798 with the topic specified above.


Innovations in Health Care
HIT 430 Electronic Health Records
HCI 440 Introduction to User-Centered Design
HCI 512 Information Visualization and Infographics
MGT 590 Management of Innovation and Technological Change


Practicum Courses
CSC 599 Independent Study
CSC 697 Graduate Internship
*Note: CSC 599 should be taken in two consecutive quarters, 2 credit hours each quarter.


Security Management
CSEC 440 Information Security Management (Formerly CNS 440)
HIT 515 Healthcare Law

Graduate  

Extended GGP (3 quarter) $22,269 CDM (College of Computing and Digital Media)

 $24,921 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business) 

Standard GGP (2 quarter) $18,566 CDM (College of Computing and Digital Media)

 $21,212 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business) 

Pre-Sessional English (1-2 Quarters) $3,703 per quarter

 Direct Admission (varies by program) $21,859 - $35,597 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $11,251 - $16,877 

Graduate Pathway Scholarship available upto $4,000

 Graduate Direct Admission Scholarships available upto $5,000 KGSB (Kellstadt Graduate School of Business)

 *Direct Admission Scholarship is available in each year.

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