Health Informatics Admissions

Congratulations on making the decision to pursue or advance your career in health informatics! You've chosen a great program that will offer you the most current, relevant instruction in this evolving field, from faculty who are well known in the profession, including many active practitioners.

The links below will guide you to the information you need to successfully complete your application and get started on this exciting endeavor. If you have questions at any time, please contact us at or 330-672-2782.

Note: In order to be compliant with federal and state laws related to online education and consumer protection, Kent State University may not be able offer online programs to students residing in certain states. In addition, some state laws may impose limitations that could affect a program of study, including inability to offer on-ground internships. Since this compliance undergoes continuous updates, non-Ohio residents interested in pursuing any School of Library and Information Science programs are advised to consult official Kent State information on state authorization before applying to this program. 


Master of Science Admissions

Applications to the Master of Science program are reviewed as they are received. All application materials, including test scores, should be received by the deadline so you have the best chance to register for classes. 

Master of Library & Information Science / Master of Science Admissions

Students interested in earning these two degrees must submit separate applications to each program, the M.L.I.S. and M.S.

Ph.D. in Communication & Information Admissions

All materials are due by Feb. 1 for students wishing to begin the program the following fall semester.

Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Health Informatics Admissions

Admission to the certificate program requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and total GPA of 3.0 or higher in your highest completed degree.