University of Missouri - Columbia

MU Extension

Master of Science - Health Informatics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science - Health Informatics

Format: Online

Program Description:


Managing the complex information technology infrastructure of a health care organization presents one of the most difficult assignments in American society today. Increasingly, the effectiveness of leaders in these organizations is determined by their ability to integrate technical, clinical, and managerial competencies. The Executive Health Informatics Program addresses the growing demand for health care information technology leaders with high-quality technical and management training.

The Executive Health Informatics Program at University of Missouri is designed for self-motivated professionals working in the healthcare and information technology fields, providing them an increased understanding of the transforming potential and complexity of advanced information technology applied to healthcare organizations. The curriculum provides an applied orientation, drawing on the best evidence, to develop an in-depth understanding of how health organizations and systems are structured and function and how information technology can be applied to improve the integration, quality and safety of clinical services as well as the efficiency and overall business function. Graduates will be prepared to design, develop, implement and evaluate information technologies to improve systems at operational as well as the enterprise levels.



Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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