ACADEMICS & ADMISSIONS
Health Informatics is the fastest-growing field of healthcare!
Health Informatics Programs
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Health Informatics
A five full-time semester course of study beyond the first two years of the undergraduate curriculum. Because of its professional nature, students must apply for and be formally admitted to the program. Prior to admission to the program, students must complete the core curriculum. Ranking for admission is competitive, based on academic record. Student selection is based on: overall grade point average, prerequisite GPA, consistency of academic performance, grade trends and interpersonal ability as evidenced in the written personal statement.
Students are admitted to the program upon completion of the freshman and sophomore level core courses (60 credit hours ) and required program prerequisites. Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and letter grade of C or higher in all program prerequisite courses.
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Health Informatics
This is an 18-21 credit hour program of study. An online program designed for experienced healthcare professionals or current students of the Lewis College graduate clinical programs in physical therapy, respiratory therapy, nutrition or occupational therapy. Students of this program are healthcare professionals who would like to transition into careers in health informatics. The program will consist of at least two courses per semester, and is one calendar year long (three semesters). Cohorts may be accepted each fall and spring semester.
Who is eligible to apply for this program?
- Graduates of B.I.S in Health Informatics program
- Healthcare professionals (i.e., clinicians and other professionals who have worked in clinical settings) with at least two years’ experience
- Current graduate students in the CNHP clinical programs (except for nursing)
- At least a bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited institution.
- Clinical healthcare experience.
Application for Spring 2021 admission for the Graduate Certificate will open on September 1st, 2020.
Master of Science in Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Informatics
The Master of Science in Health Sciences degree with a concentration in Health Informatics is an online 36-semester hour program. This program is designed for current or aspiring professionals who already have an undergraduate degree in any field from a regionally accredited college or university and are working in a clinical setting or working in an IT-related field. The program is 100% online with asynchronous and synchronous courses. We admit students for Spring and Fall semesters.
Application for Spring 2021 admission for the MSHS in Health Informatics will open on September 1st, 2020.
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