Healthcare Informatics Administration, M.S.

This unique program blends the technical knowledge of a Medical Informatics degree with the business and leadership skills of our established Health Administration degree. Designed to bridge the communication gap between clinical, non-clinical and IT healthcare professionals, this degree does not require a technical background to begin.

Program Highlights

Program Credits: 42

Standard Completion Time
18 months

Middle States

What Will I Learn?

Graduates will be equipped to lead their organizations as they address the complex issues raised by Health Care Reform, Electronic Medical Records (EMR), privacy laws, and the electronic exchange of medical information. Key topics will include healthcare informatics, strategic planning, financial management, and organizational transformation.

This program is ideal for: 

  • Information Systems Professionals who aspire to leadership roles such as Director or CIO and would like to broaden their understanding of how information systems are transforming the clinical care delivery environment.
  • Nurses who are interested in playing a key role in managing and improving the process of transforming nursing data into electronic records.
  • Physicians who are interested in shaping the way clinical informatics are used to improve patient care and safety or aspire to a role such as CMIO.
  • Healthcare Administrators who seek to understand and play a role in how information technology is transforming both care delivery and its impact on payment reform.

Where Can It Take Me?


  • ROI Specialist
  • Quality Improvement Coordinator
  • IT Project Manager
  • Medical Coding Analyst
  • IT Manager


  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Rochester Regional Health System
  • Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Unity Health Systems
  • University of Rochester

Who Will I Meet?

Glen Willock

Glen Willock ’14

IT Project Manager, eHealth Technologies

“Less than two months after graduation, I saw the benefits of my investment by applying for only two targeted jobs and being offered positions at both firms.”


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