You can earn a Masters of Art in Ministry with a focus on Heath Informatics from our University today. This is a 2-year program requiring 42 credit hours for graduation.

Health Informatics is an aspect of medicine that applies to all fields of medicine. This two-year program will guide students on how to store, organize, analyze and protect patient data. A master’s program in health informatics is designed to advance your expertise in bringing benefits and advancements in public health and patient health care.

Admission Requirements

 Bachelor’s degree with minimum GPA of 2.0 or International Equivalent
 Pastoral Recommendation
 Personal Christian Belief Statement

Course Summary

Total Credits Required: 42

  • Total Credits Required: 48

     Core courses (27 Semester Credit)
     Specialization Courses (Three courses, 3 credit hours each)
     Capstone course (3 Semester Credit)
     Practicum (3 credits hours)
     General Courses (6 credits hours)

Specialization Courses

27 Credits

Foundations of Health Informatics MHI 5501
Concepts in Health Informatics MHI 5502
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare MHI 5503
Electronic Health Records MHI 5504
Analysis and Reporting in Healthcare (Introduction to Healthcare Analytics) MHI 5505
Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices MHIT 6501

Applied Business Probability and Statistics MHI 5507
The Business of Health Informatics MHI 5509
Legal Aspects of Health Information Management MHI 5508

General Courses

6 Credits
Foundational Writing Skills and Research Methodologies WREM 5013
Introduction to Psychology PSYC 101
Practicum: 3 credits
Capstone: 3 credits

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Global Healthcare
  • Understanding the current system of care
  • Using three critical nations as case studies (US, UK, Nigeria)
  • While addressing global determinants of health
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Fundamental principles of programming
  • Computer Networking and Operating Systems
  • Understanding the value of data exchange
  • Defining current limitations within the industry
  • Introduction to Health Information Management
  • Understanding HIPAA and the fundamentals of electronic health records
  • legal aspects of health information, coding, and reimbursement
  • Case study of a virtual electronic health record
  • Specialization Courses (Students will choose five courses from the list below)
  • The Business of Health Informatics
  • Engineering Clinical Information Systems
  • Healthcare Integration
  • Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Analysis and Reporting in Healthcare
  • Special Topics in Health Informatics
  • Applied Project or Research Project

*A certificate program in Global Mission & Technology, healthcare focus, will include the completion of the three core courses, and two additional specialized courses.

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