Graduate Admission Requirements

All prospective students applying for the MS in Health Informatics, Graduate Certificate in Health InformaticsMSHI Healthcare Analytics or SAS Approved Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics program must meet the following criteria for admission:

  • Complete your application: $65 non-refundable application fee required
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in the biological, chemical, computer or management information sciences or other acceptable field, or the equivalent bachelors and/or graduate degrees from a foreign institution* is required.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Any bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university (or the equivalent from a foreign institution) is required.
  • Maintained a minimum overall grade point average of 3.00 out of a possible 4.00 with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in the sciences
  • Resume
  • Provide two professional or academic letters of recommendation. Letters from friends and family members will not be accepted.
  • Provide Statement of Purpose. Please include a short statement about why you are interested in the program and use this statement to speak about your application’s strengths and weaknesses. See Admissions Overview for more information.
  • Certificates Only: Certificate Departmental Approval Form
  • While these are not required, GRE, MCAT or VAT standardized test scores or evidence of substantial health informatics experience can be submitted to enhance an application.
  • Healthcare analytics program candidates should understand basic statistics. Experience in data management and statistical software is preferred but not required.
*International students may be required to submit additional information, if applicable.
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Time to Complete

Graduate Degrees

8

WEEKS PER CLASS

11

TOTAL CLASSES

2

YEARS TO COMPLETE
Graduate Certificates

8

WEEKS PER CLASS

4

TOTAL CLASSES

8

MONTHS TO COMPLETE
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Academic Calendar

SUMMER 1 – 2021

Application Deadline April 16, 2021
Start Date May 3, 2021
End Date June 27, 2021

SUMMER 2 – 2021

Application Deadline June 11, 2021
Start Date June 28, 2021
End Date August 22, 2021

FALL 1 – 2021

Application Deadline August 6, 2021
Start Date August 23, 2021
End Date October 17, 2021

FALL 2 – 2021

Application Deadline October 1, 2021
Start Date October 18, 2021
End Date December 12, 2021

SPRING 1 – 2022

Application Deadline December 17, 2021
Start Date January 10, 2022
End Date March 6, 2022

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