As one of the oldest MSHI programs in the country, the mission of our program is: "Through teaching, research and service, the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program is a collaborative center of excellence dedicated to preparing students to become leaders in health informatics and information management." The goals of our program are to be recognized as a global leader in Health Informatics, research, and service; create and enhance Health Informatics focused partnerships to strengthen the field of practice; deliver innovative Health Informatics education that enhances the value of the MSHI degree and anticipates market demand; and expand scholarly activities that contribute to the field of Health Informatics.
We offer three tracks: Data Analytics built on the principles of data science, User Experience, built on the principles of user centered design, and a research track with two electives allowing students the ability to specialize their informatics focus.
The program is FULLY ACCREDITED, online, and completed in two years. Find additional information at https://www.uab.edu/hi