​Mission and Objectives

Our Mission

The mission of the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program is to prepare individuals to influence the future of healthcare through the use of health informatics and technology.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Health Informatics, graduates will possess skills and competencies in the following areas:

  1. Design a solution to a biomedical or health information problem by applying computational and systems thinking, information science and technology

  2. ​Evaluate social behavioral theories and human factors engineering to the design and evaluation of information systems and technology

  3. Assess models to address social and behavioral problems related to health of individuals, populations, and organizations

  4. Integrate and apply the theories, models and tools from social, business, human factors, behavioral and information sciences and technology to design, implement, and evaluate health informatics solutions

  5. Employ professional practices that incorporate ethical principles and values of discipline

  6. Establish relationship-building skills and the principles of interprofessional communication in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to solve complex health and health information problems

  7. Propose leadership and followership methods, concepts, and tools to motivate others toward accomplishing a health informatics vision