Health Informatics is a field with incredible growth potential, with career opportunities expected to expand significantly in the coming decade. Students in the Master of Health Informatics program have the opportunity to find high-earning management and leadership positions within hospitals, government agencies and even software development companies. As technological innovations and the healthcare industry continue to evolve, health informatics career opportunities will continue to expand for professionals with the right experience and training.
The practice of health informatics often is motivated by the need to create innovative solutions that enhance the quality and safety of patient care while managing costs, promoting the advancement of public health and population health, and supporting biomedical research and population data.
Potential careers include those in computer science, information technology, clinical healthcare, data analytics, decision sciences, information systems, database management, organizational leadership and other key areas.
The online Master of Health Informatics at University of Cincinnati is designed to equip healthcare professionals with the technical, data analytics, management and business knowledge needed to advance into the future with confidence. Focused study of informatics can be an advantage to anyone with experience in:
The online Master of Health Informatics degree blends vital healthcare concepts with the study of analytics, management and information technology. There is a strong job market for IT and business professionals who want to have greater impact in their current roles, which may include:
Health Informatics Industry Outlook
Demand for implementation specialists and clinical informatics managers is high. Job openings for medical and health services managers are expected to grow by 20%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The estimated total growth of 56,300 positions exceeds the availability of skilled professionals. Part of the reason for this increased demand is that the United States government set a 2015 deadline by which healthcare facilities must be paperless, in effect handing all medical data over to health information management and health informatics professionals.
Pursuing your online Master of Health Informatics from UC can help prepare you for continually emerging opportunities, as well as increased earning potential.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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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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