Master of Science in Health Care Informatics

Lipscomb’s Master’s in Health Care Informatics is a 42-hour, interdisciplinary graduate degree program designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to enhance quality, safety, efficiency and patient-centric health care delivery and outcomes through the use of information technology. It will also train health care leaders, educators and innovators who will drive the evolution of clinical systems and the health care process now and in the future. This includes coursework available through the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, the College of Business and the School of Computing and Informatics.

Required Courses (42 Hours)

HCI 5003 Decision Support Systems (3)
HCI 5013 Information Systems Management (3)
HCI 5033 Project Management (3)
HCI 5103 Introduction to Health Care Informatics (3)
HCI 5123 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Informatics (3)
HCI 5133 Health Care IT Vendor (3)
HCI 5153 Consumer Health Informatics (3)
HCI 5203 Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)
HCI 5213 Operations in Health Care Organizations (3)
HCI 5253 Contemporary Issues in Health Care (3)
HCI 5903 Capstone Project (3)
ISEC 5113 Introduction to Information Security (3)
MITM 5023 Data and Knowledge Management (3)
MITM 5213 Predictive Analytics and Data Mining (3)

Certificate of Graduate Studies in Health Care Informatics

The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics will be awarded after completing 15 graduate credits (5 courses). The curriculum focuses on a survey of health care informatics, information systems, data and knowledge management, decision support systems and security. Students who successfully complete this graduate certificate may matriculate into the master’s program by fulfilling the remaining requirements for the program.

Required Courses (15 Hours)

HCI 5103 Introduction to Health Care Informatics (3)
HCI 5013 Information Systems Management (3)
MITM 5023 Data and Knowledge Management (3)
HCI 5003 Decision Support Systems(3)
ISEC 5113 Introduction to Information Security (3)