Master's Concentration

Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies

Develop strategies to reduce costs and improve access to quality healthcare through use of technology. As healthcare moves from a volume-based to value-based system, develop skills to facilitate communication between clinical providers and technical staff. Explore the benefits and barriers associated with digital and virtual health while advancing your knowledge of the training, evaluation and management of health industry IT.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 10
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Master's Degree
As few as 18 months
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Skills You'll Learn

Improve efficiency through use of health industry information systems

Assess and implement technological solutions

Conduct IT trainings geared for healthcare professionals


MS in Healthcare Management with a concentration in Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses)

Core Courses
Concentration Courses
Elective Courses

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Healthcare Management program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

Sample Schedule

Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.

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We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies

Technology transforms! Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S., according to

With the rising use of electronic health records, the demand for managers with knowledge of health information technology and informatics systems will rise.

Employment for health information technology professionals is expected to grow 20% within the next decade, faster than the average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Job Titles

Chief Medical Information Officer
Chief Information Officer
Clinical Data Management Director
Information Technology Director (IT Director)
Management Information Systems Director
Senior Lead Project Manager
Data Deliverables Manager
Transition Program Manager

Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary: National Average

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

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