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  Jan 17, 2018
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Informatics & Analytics (M.S.H.I.)

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The master of science in health informatics and analytics (M.S.H.I.) prepares graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be leaders in the field of health informatics and analytics. Students will learn how to plan, budget, implement, manage and analyze the informatics systems and data vital to the functioning of all departments in hospitals, medical and dental practices, skilled nursing facilities, home health, community and public health settings, and all other facets of the healthcare delivery infrastructure. Through didactic and experiential learning, graduates will know how to use the potential of health informatics and analysis for improving patient safety, decreasing medical errors, cutting costs, increasing access, and facilitating interprofessional teams.

Required Courses: 40 credits

Health Informatics Electives: 6 credits

Choose 6 credits of graduate-level courses on approved list or as approved by advisor.

Health Informatics Capstone: 3 credits

Total Required Credits: 40

NOTE: It is recommended that students take the core courses in the sequence listed, but after completing PHLT 500  and HIIM 500 .

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