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2012-13 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Science, Health Care Informatics Concentration, M.S.


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Saeed Foroudastan, Program Director
(615) 494-7618
Saeed.Foroudastan@mtsu.edu

The College of Basic and Applied Sciences offers the Master of Science with a major in Professional Science (M.S.) with six concentrations: Actuarial Sciences, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Engineering Management, Geosciences, and Health Care Informatics.

Please see undergraduate catalog for information regarding undergraduate programs.

Admission Requirements


Admission to the Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Health Care Informatics requires

  1. an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a major in health care or work experience in a health-related field. Applicants without a relevant degree or work experience may be admitted but may be required to complete appropriate prerequisite assignments;
  2. basic competency in word processing, electronic mail, library retrieval systems, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and databases.

Once accepted into the College of Graduate Studies, students interested in the Master of Science in Professional Science program may enroll for one semester before being fully admitted to the program.

Application Procedures


All application materials are to be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies.

Applicant must

  1. submit application with the appropriate application fee (online at www.mtsu.edu/graduate/apply.php);
  2. submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended;
  3. submit three letters of reference.

Degree Requirements


Once admitted to the program, each candidate must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate credit (see specifics in Curriculum section below).

Curriculum: Professional Science, Health Care Informatics


Candidate must complete 36 hours in the following course of study:

Program Notes


Candidate must

  1. file a degree plan in the College of Graduate Studies prior to the completion of 21 credit hours;
  2. file a Notice of Intent to Graduate form in the College of Graduate Studies within the first two weeks of the term in which candidate intends to graduate.

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