May 24, 2022  
2021-22 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Graduate Catalog

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


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Saeed Foroudastan, Director
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 494-7618
Saeed.Foroudastan@mtsu.edu

For more information about the Health Care Informatics concentration, contact:
Misagh Faezipour, Program Advisor/Coordinator
(615) 898-2110

Misagh.Faezipour@mtsu.edu

Suzanne Hicks, Internship Graduate Coordinator
Master of Science in Professional Science Program
(615) 904-8581
Suzanne.Hicks@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 Science, Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Engineering Management, Fermentation Science, 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

  • an undergraduate or graduate degree in a relevant field including the health sciences, information technology, allied health professions, business, or statistics, and a commitment to developing the necessary analytic and program management skills and expertise required of today’s health informatics professional. Contact the program coordinator if you have questions about the relevance of your degree.
  • applicants possessing intermediate proficiency with multiple computer programs, including but not limited to word processing, data management/presentation, and statistical analysis packages commonly used in business and healthcare industries. Familiarity with these programs is required and serves as the foundation upon which other skill sets are developed.

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). Once this initial application has been accepted, the applicant will receive directions on how to enter the graduate portal to be able to submit other materials.
  2. submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions attended;
  3. submit three letters of reference from mentors/colleagues able to speak to your ability to succeed at graduate study in health care informatics.

Degree Requirements


The Master of Science in Professional Science with a concentration in Health Care Informatics requires completion of 36 semester hours.

Curriculum: Professional Science, Health Care Informatics


The following illustrates the minimum coursework requirements.

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