Complete your Master of Science in Health Informatics degree online in as few as two years

Apply on your schedule with three start dates per year

Study with an interdisciplinary curriculum designed for tomorrow’s healthcare informatics field

Benefit from no GRE requirement

What can I learn?

Our MSHI program provides students with a real-world approach to systems integration within the healthcare industry. Develop your technical knowledge and explore clinical trends, the industry’s best practices and government regulations with a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

The Master of Science in Health Informatics consists of 13 courses (38 credit hours). Our curriculum includes courses in:

  • Health Care Data
  • Ethics & Legal Issues in Health Informatics
  • Application of Healthcare Information Systems
  • Social & Organizational Issues in Health Informatics
  • Healthcare IT Vendor Management

“My MSHI degree from UIC has enabled me to effectively use an electronic medical record (EMR) system to provide the best patient outcomes. I enjoy being part of the super user team at my workplace because it allows end users to give valuable input on improving the EMR system.”


What are
my options?

Our Master of Science in Health Informatics is an investment in your career and personal development with a high ROI. To maximize the return on your investment, it is vital to explore your financial options. Student loans are a common way to pay for a degree, but there are also other options that can help lower your out-of-pocket expenses, such as employer tuition reimbursement or scholarships.

How can an
MSHI help me?

The healthcare industry is projected to add 2.3 million new jobs between 2014 and 2024, much more than average. Health informatics professionals have even more of an advantage in the job market. In fact, demand for this role is projected to grow at twice the rate of overall employment in the U.S., according to a 2014 Burning Glass report.

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“Completing my MSHI degree has made me realize it’s not impossible for anyone who is willing to learn and make the commitment to achieve this accomplishment, regardless of age. There is an enormous amount of knowledge out there, and it is up to us to explore it.”


Graduate outcomes by the numbers:


of graduates said the degree helped them gain the personal satisfaction of earning a degree


of graduates said the degree expanded their knowledge of the industry


of graduates said the degree helped them to be more competitive in the marketplace


of graduates said the degree helped them advance in the field

Source: 2016 UIC Master of Science in Health Informatics Graduate Survey