Stay at the cutting-edge of emerging health technology, including telehealth, digital health, and virtual health by learning how technology affects and improves diagnosis, treatment, training, patient records, and financial transactions. In this master’s degree concentration, you will gain high-level knowledge of the interoperability of healthcare information systems, the benefits and barriers associated with consumer digital health products, and the evolving use of distance medicine.
At a Glance
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Skills You'll Learn
Assess how technology impacts each part of healthcare delivery
Analyze how technology can help improve quality of care and reduce costs
Recommend different ways to facilitate communication between clinical providers and their counterparts
Master of Science in Health Informatics with a concentration in Digital Health requires completion of 48 credit hours (12 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Elective courses may be chosen from among non core and concentration courses in the Health Informatics program, and you may also select courses in other University College graduate programs.
Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals.
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.
Interested in a graduate certificate?
Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Digital Health.
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Predicted outcomes for graduates of Digital Health
Healthcare is outpacing the growth of most industries in the U.S., according to Monster.com
As healthcare continues to adopt digital health technology, managers with knowledge of health information technology and informatics will be in high demand.
Health information technology careers are expected to grow by 20% within the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary: National Average
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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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Accreditation & Associations
University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.
To ensure our programs meet industry needs, the curriculum is closely aligned with national organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association, as well as local organizations such as the Denver Medical Study Group.
The HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate program shares industry knowledge and educates our students on critical issues in health information and technology by offering complimentary student memberships to HIMSS and other key benefits.