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Next Application Deadline: April 19

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Online Master of Science in Health Informatics

This program is 36 credits
Choose between four tracks
Complete in 16 to 24 months
There are four certificates available

36 Credits

4 Tracks

4 Certificates

16-24 Months

An online MSHI from the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is much more than just a degree. It’s the ability to connect technology with human ingenuity — and transform data into a difference-maker. 

Delivered through the Department of Health Information Management, our courses give you the knowledge and tools you need to become a leader in health care, to create a bigger impact in your community, and to advance your career to the next level. Whether you attend full- or part-time, our online courses are designed to fit your schedule.

The University of Pittsburgh Difference

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What Does Our Program Offer?

Leading Faculty: Our top-tier faculty are national leaders in the Health Informatics field and are conducting exciting, innovative research. 

Learn While You Work: Get your degree online, on your time. You can keep your current job while you get ahead. 

Hands-on Learning: We believe in the practical application of knowledge through in-person projects and partnerships with health care organizations around the country. 

Track Record of Success: Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences has a long history of producing respected, top-ranked programs. 

Extensive Network: Pitt’s impressive health care network offers ample opportunities for full-time positions for health informatics professionals.

 

 

 

 

 

Health Informatics (HI) is a growing field — new opportunities are becoming available every day and there’s a high placement rate for professionals. It is changing health care for the better, enabling limitless possibilities in analyzing trends, making predictions, monitoring outcomes, and improving patient health care. With an MS in Health Informatics you’ll learn to: 

  • Standardize data – Electronic files follow patients from clinic to clinic, hospital to hospital, making their treatment history easy to access. 
  • Improve lives – Health informatics improves the quality of life for patients, makes health care available to underserved populations, and reduces the overall cost of health care. 
  • Spot trends – Health Informatics enables professionals to look for trends in patient records, allowing for easier and more accurate diagnoses. 
  • Create efficiency – A degree in Health Informatics puts you at the forefront of leveraging technology to create efficiency and streamline industry processes.

The Importance of Health Informatics

The University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences “has an incredible reputation of partnering with many industry leaders and it prioritizes teaching students about current trends and the latest research.”

Sarah Smith
Student

“The professors are beyond supportive” and are more than willing to “work hand-in-hand with you on developing your knowledge and skills.” Her professors make themselves readily available via Zoom calls and email outside of class.

Nicole Adisey
Student

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University of Pittsburg School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
This program is 36 credits
Choose between four tracks
Complete in 16 to 24 months
There are four certificates available

36 Credits

4 Tracks

4 Certificates

16-24 Months

Accreditation

The Health Information Management accreditor of the University of Pittsburgh is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for a Master’s degree in Health Informatics with an RHIA track  has been reaffirmed through 2022-2023. 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 info@cahiim.org.

Results from the 2019 outcomes assessment reported to CAHIIM in the 2020 Annual Program Report (APAR) indicate:

  • Graduate Program: RHIA track
  • Graduation Rate:  100%
  • Employment Rate: 100%
  • National Certification Exam (RHIA) Pass Rate: 100%
University of Pittsburgh is an academic organizational affiliate to Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS)
The Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Next application deadline:  December 10

University of Pittsburg School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

The Final Submit Deadline is December 10, 2021.

*Applicants who submit an application by the early decision and priority deadlines are eligible to receive an application fee waiver.