Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM MS)

33 Credits


Davenport University's graduate program in Health Informatics and Information Management is an interdisciplinary program providing a unique blend of business, technology and health care graduate education for current health systems environments. Today's health information management professionals are hybrids who work closely with technology professionals, management professionals and health care providers to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and appropriate access of health care information. Reflecting the most contemporary practices in the field, the program is structured to provide multiple perspectives in the development, implementation, and maintenance of information and data systems, data analysis, privacy and security, as well as strategic and operational resource policy and planning. This inter-disciplinary program prepares graduates to perform and lead activities related to access, protection, and implementation of systems to analyze and leverage health information into business intelligence for improved decision-making in the information driven, knowledge-based environment. Students may select from the basic Master’s degree at 33 credit hours, or may obtain an additional Data Analytics Certificate by taking two additional courses.

Health Informatics and Information Management Foundational Requirements:

Students who have not successfully completed equivalent undergraduate courses, outlined in the Admissions Requirements, will be required to complete the following graduate foundational courses or the undergraduate level equivalent courses before taking 600-level courses. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in each foundational course to show proficiency.

The two Data Analytics courses taken as requirements within the Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management and they may also be used as part of a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics or as part of the Master of Science in Data Analytics.

Graduate Level Foundational Courses:
CISP547 Database Design 
HINT770 Clinical Vocabulary and Health Records (or undergraduate equivalent)    
IAAS581 Information Security and Assurance
STAT500 Statistics for Business

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