The Master of Health Informatics program does not require any healthcare or IT experience. Anyone with a minimum GPA of 3.0 may qualify and students with a GPA below 3.0 can still enroll on a conditional basis.
Fast Track Admission: Automatic admission into the Master of Health Informatics program for undergraduate students who graduate from UC (beginning Fall 2023).
The Health Informatics accreditor of University of Cincinnati is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Master degree in Health Informatics has been reaffirmed through 2029. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at [email protected].
Program Application Rates and Time-Degree:
If you are considering transferring courses to the MHI graduate program, please inform the advisor you are working with.
1. A maximum of six credits can be awarded through advanced standing (transfers, for example).
2. Any graduate course credits, including those earned from previous degrees, are eligible as advanced standing credits.
3. Advanced standing is only offered for courses currently listed in e-curriculum. Contact the program for more detail.
4. Program faculty will evaluate graduate courses taken at a recognized institution for equivalence or comparability.
5. Credits will be awarded based on original credits earned; or credits as listed in e-curriculum (whichever is lower).
6. 1:1 course equivalency will be awarded based on the following criteria (when compared to UC course)*:
i. course was taken in the same field with the same title
ii. course had similar topics and learning outcomes
iii. course readings, assignment and assessment requirements were similar
*evaluation process will be fully documented for each case in which it is applied
7. Credit recommended by faculty requires final review and approval of Program Director and the Graduate School.
8. Students seeking to transfer graduate credits must complete a petition form (obtained from the program) and provide a syllabus for each requested course. Official transcripts must also be sent to the UC Graduate School. Only courses taken in the last five years with a final grade of “A” or “B” will be considered (up to a maximum of six credits).
1. All UC graduate credits taken as part of an incomplete degree program are eligible for transfer based on faculty evaluation of course equivalence and final program approval. This same policy also applies to incomplete graduate certificate programs.
2. When a non-matriculated student enters a graduate degree program at UC, credits are eligible for transfer if the coursework is listed in e-curriculum as part of the degree requirements (up to a maximum of six credits).
3. Students are required to upload unofficial transcripts from all college or universities attended; official transcripts are not required until an offer of admission has been accepted.
Please treat this as a written interview – explain any inconsistencies in your resume, transcripts, etc.
Automatic admission into the Master of Health Informatics program for undergraduate students who graduate from UC (beginning Fall 2023).
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
There are a variety of payment options depending on your eligibility for Financial Aid. Please make sure you work with Financial Aid to understand your eligibility.
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