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Master of Science Health Informatics Curriculum


The Master of Science Health Informatics degree requires a minimum of 32 graduate credit hours. In order to obtain a Master of Science in Health Informatics degree, students must complete all of the core courses listed below, in the same order in which they are listed. Students also must complete two elective courses.

All coursework must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. No grades of C- or below may be applied to the degree.

Program Credits
Core Courses 26
Elective Courses 6
Total 32

Core Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
HIM 6118 Introduction to Health Informatics 3
HIM 6667 Foundations in Management Information Systems 3
HIM 6114 Integrated Electronic Medical Records 3
HIM 6930 Health Data Management 3
HIM 6017 Legal Aspects of Health Info Management 3
HIM 6018 e-Healthcare Ethics 2
HIM 6350 e-Medicine Business Models 3
HIM 6320 Managerial Communications 3
HIM 6840 Case Studies in Health Information Management 3
Total 26

Elective Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
HIM 6664 Healthcare Project Management 3
HIM 6934 Medical Terminology  3
HIM 6908 Health Informatics Independent Study *Based on availability & can be paired with e-healthcare Ethics to meet full time status. Not required for graduation. 1
Total Elective Courses Required for Graduation 6

Note: All courses are subject to change. Please consult a USF Health Enrollment Services Representative for the most current information.