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2022-23 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-23 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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
Health Care Information 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 Health Care Informatics concentration in the Master of  Science Professional Science degree emphasizes the skills and experience that will prepare the next generation of professionals to be competitive in the business and healthcare information technology workforce. This interdisciplinary degree is well suited to traditional students as well as working professionals.

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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