Master's Concentration

Digital Health

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.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 14
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
Master's Degree
Tuition
$35,040
Time
As few as 18 months
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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

Curriculum

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.

5
Core Courses
5
Concentration Courses
2
Elective Courses

Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Health Informatics 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.

Time to Completion
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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 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.

Job Titles

Chief Medical Information Officer
Director of Digital Health Innovation
Clinical Data Management Director
Information Technology Director
Management Information Systems
Chief Information Manager
Digital Health Plan Manager
Information Technology Manager

Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary: National Average

$142,979
(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Flexible Online Classes

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

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Higher Learning Commission

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.

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Curriculum Alignment

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.

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