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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.

Earn a graduate degree and certificate at the same time.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17

Term Length
10 Weeks

Master's Degree
Tuition
$40,032

Format
Evening or Online

Admission
No GRE or GMAT

Duration
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).

6

Core Courses

5

Concentration
Courses

1

Elective Courses

Core Courses

Learn the scope of activity, historical development, and future direction of the industry. These courses provide a foundation that you'll draw on throughout your concentration and elective courses. The capstone serves as the culminating academic experience in which you'll explore a problem of practice in your field of study.

HINF 4010 Health Informatics Communication
HINF 4020 Healthcare Workflow and Gap Analysis
HINF 4030 Healthcare Finance
HINF 4650 Healthcare Project Management and Professionalism
HINF 4900 Experiential Learning in Health Informatics
HINF 4901 Capstone Project
Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

HINF 4301 Foundations of Digital Health
HINF 4310 Healthcare Information Systems
HINF 4315 Digital and Virtual Health
HINF 4325 Values and Outcomes in Digital Health
HINF 4335 Healthcare Cybersecurity
Elective Courses

Popular electives for students in the Health Informatics program include:

HINF 4210 Data Platforms in Healthcare
HINF 4220 Health Data Mining
HINF 4230 Healthcare Statistical Dynamics of Machine Learning
HINF 4240 Health Data Science Reporting
HINF 4600 Healthcare Data and Delivery by Perspective
HINF 4610 Healthcare Ethics and Biostatistics
HINF 4620 Healthcare Methods and Programming
HINF 4630 Healthcare Data Mining, Integration and Interpretation
HINF 4640 Healthcare Database Applications
HINF 4810 Survey of Health Industry Artificial Intelligence
HINF 4825 Technology and Applications for Telehealth and Virtual Care Success
HC 4805 Virtual Care: Opportunities and Barriers for Health Systems

Elective courses may be chosen from among non-core and concentration courses in the academic 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.

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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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Interested in a graduate certificate?

Explore our four and six course graduate certificates in Digital Health.

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Cybersecurity Foundations in Healthcare

Badge Requirements

Complete the following two courses with a grade of A− or above:

ICT 4200 Cybersecurity Foundations
HINF 4335 Healthcare Cybersecurity

 

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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

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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

 


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.

 


HIMSS Organizational Affiliates

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.

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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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