2020-2021 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    May 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Samford University Graduate Catalog [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.

Health Informatics & Analytics: 39-40 Credits

Total Required Credits: 39-40

*The following are acceptable course substitutions:

NOTE: It is recommended that students take the core courses in the sequence listed, but after completing PHLT 500  and HIIM 500  or HIIM 650 .

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