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Online Health Informatics Master’s and Certificate Programs

Carve a career where technology and healthcare intersect.

Are you ready to launch or accelerate your career in the healthcare industry? Consider entering the growing field of health informatics, an integrated discipline that can lead to positions in healthcare delivery, systems analysis, patient safety, information science, computer technology and more.

Study health informatics (HI) with the award-winning faculty at Kent State University,1 and unlock your potential to succeed in this exciting and expanding field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for medical and health services managers—the types of roles you can pursue with an advanced HI credential—are expected to increase by 18 percent through 2028, much faster than the average for other occupations.2

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Online Master of Science (MS) in Health Informatics (HI): Designed to fit in with your busy work schedule, the 100 percent online curriculum provides you with the deep breadth of knowledge and skills that you need about how technology and healthcare intersect. No GRE required for admission!

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Health Informatics: This program allows you to earn an advanced health informatics credential in as little as one year. You can also apply up to 12 credits to the online Master’s in Health Informatics program.

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Jacquelynn Seymour
“Kent State's Health Informatics program is an excellent blend of core competencies and knowledge areas that are in demand in the healthcare space today and forward-thinking toward the future.”
- Jacquelynn Seymour, MS ’16
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Advance Your Career

Interface with faculty who are connected to the world-renowned healthcare system in Northeast Ohio.3 Make connections that will last you a lifetime, and graduate as a subject matter expert equipped with highly applicable practical skills.

Award-Winning Faculty

Learn applicable skills from dedicated HI practitioners and award-winning faculty members, including one of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s Most Influential Women in Health IT, Dr. Christine Hudak.1

Accredited and Affordable

Kent State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), and the online Master’s in Health Informatics program is one of the most affordable programs in Ohio and nationally.

Why Choose Kent State University’s Online Health Informatics Programs?

  • Study online, on your schedule
  • Learn from and collaborate with award-winning faculty
  • Reduce our already-affordable tuition with scholarship opportunities
  • Benefit from a timely curriculum that evolves with the industry, combines theory and practice, and incorporates relevant case studies
  • Graduate with a master’s degree in as few as two years
  • Graduate with a certificate as little as one year
  • Don’t worry about taking the GRE—it’s not required for admission!

Explore your career options in the field of health informatics.

Health Informatics Careers

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1 Retrieved on September 6, 2019, from himssconference.org/updates/himss-most-influential-women-health-it-awards-meet-2019-recipients

2 Retrieved on September 6, 2019, from www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

3 Retrieved on September 6, 2019, from my.clevelandclinic.org/about/us-news-rankings