​​student Success

Typical Students' Background

Students typically enter ​the program from four disciplines/backgrounds:

  • Health Information Management (HIM)
    • Electronic Health Records (EHRs)/medical records
  • Clinical

    • Pharmacist/Physician/Nurse/Technician/Other

      • Wants to transition to “the business side” of healthcare

  • Computer Science/Information Systems

    • ​Wants to practice in the healthcare sector

  • ​Business

Student Success Tips

  • Develop your “online course discipline”
  • Check your UF email daily
  • Check your Moodle course(s) for the latest “Announcements”
  • Keep up on required reading, finish it early
  • Complete asynchronous assignments early
  • Post initial responses and replies to discussion boards early


From The Students

Jeff Hull

Jeff Hull

Health information technology strategy and management consulting

Master of Science in Health Informatics, 2014




Jodee Coldren

Jodee Coldren     

Dental sterilization technician; volunteer dental assistant and educator

Master of Science in Health Informatics, 2014