Why Study Health Informatics?
General Education Requirements: 43 – 44 hours
Full Program Requirements
Health Informatics Application: 67 hours
Electives: 12 hours
Total: 123 hours
revolutionizing the field of healthcare through methods that personalized
healthcare experiences. Professionals in health informatics have a critical
role in the healthcare field, overseeing the management, processing, dispersal,
storage, and security of patient data and information. Governors State’s Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics, a 2 + 2 + 1 program leading to a Master of Science in Health Informatics, equips
students with a foundational knowledge in both healthcare and information
technology while also emphasizing organizational and leadership skills.
Reach your career goals.
As collaboration increases among healthcare
providers and physicians, demand for healthcare information technicians is
rising in tandem. Employment in the health information field is expected to
grow by 15% over the next decade (Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Credentials make a difference in your earning
potential and competitiveness. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Computer
and Information Systems Managers earned a median salary of $139,220 in 2017,
while Health Managers earned a median salary of $98,350. Job prospects can be
best for those with a degree in health information.
Dr. Nafees Qamar, Health
Informatics Program Director