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Health informatics is the science that defines how health information is captured, analyzed, transmitted and managed. It focuses on information systems, informatics principles and information technology as it is applied to the continuum of healthcare delivery. This integrated discipline can lead to positions in a variety of different fields, including management science, systems analysis, healthcare delivery, public health, patient safety, information science, computer technology and more.
Kent State University’s online Master of Science in Health Informatics (HI) program is designed to fit your busy schedule. As part of our program, you’ll have the opportunity to delve into an innovative, technology-driven field that’s reshaping the healthcare industry. Our program helps prepare you for a meaningful career that can impact the lives of patients, healthcare providers and administrators within this growing field. Our practitioner faculty integrate real-world experiences and case studies from the field, blending theory and practice within the program’s curriculum.
If you’re looking for a shorter-term commitment than a full master’s degree, the online Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Health Informatics is your opportunity to become a part of this new and exciting field. Our HI certificate program aims to expand your knowledge and skill set in health information systems, health information technologies, clinical decision support systems and other areas relevant to helping develop and refine your competencies in the field of health informatics.
Students are able to complete two degrees at the same time and share a limited number of credits.
The doctoral program in the College of Communication and Information prepares students for careers as scholars in the disciplines of communication and information