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The information explosion has affected almost all facets of life. And nowhere is it more critical than in health care. With the huge amount of information available to patients, health care practitioners and researchers, it can be very difficult to locate just the right information needed for making a decision or solving a problem.

That’s where health care informatics specialists and clinical informationist come in. Today there is a strong demand for these types of professionals who have advanced training in health care information systems.

With our coordinated MS Health Care Informatics/Master of Library and Information Science Program, you will learn how to search, sort and apply information in an efficient and practical way, and help provide cost-effective and high-quality care.

You’ll learn to master critical functions, such as such as systems analysis and design, database and project management, decision support and network design, so you’ll be prepared for many opportunities in this exciting and fast-growing field.

The Coordinated MS in HCI and MLIS Program will provide students with tangible competencies, including the ability to:

  • Understand medical science and terminology at an appropriate level for managing health care information systems.
  • Analyze administrative information systems within health care institutional environments.
  • Identify, analyze and interpret ethical and information policy issues connected with health care information systems and associated individuals.
  • Evaluate and apply appropriate information systems, classification systems, information retrieval systems and related support literature within health care environments.
  • Identify, retrieve, organize, store, repackage and share relevant institutional, administrative, patient, and other health care-related information.

The Master of Science in Health Care Informatics (HCI) component of the Coordinated Program includes 29 credits spread over 9 content areas finishing with a thesis or project.

The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) component of the Coordinated Program includes 27 credits of School of Information Studies courses. These include 4 core courses (12 credits) and 5 electives (15 credits), chosen to complement the other courses in the Coordinated Program and in accordance with individual student goals.

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College of Health Sciences

Öğrenim seçenekleri

Online/Uzaktan (30 kredi saati)

Okul ücreti
USD $800/credit for Master of Library & Information Science

*Gösterilen fiyat gösterge amaçlıdır, lütfen kurum tarafından kontrol ediniz

Başlangıç tarihi

2 Eylül 2021

Giriş koşulları

Türkiye gelen öğrenciler için

Applicants for admission to the UWM Graduate School must have the following: A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Centre on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrolment in the Graduate School. Students applying to approved integrated bachelor’s/master’s programs are exempt from this requirement, A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) results with a minimum required score of 79 on the Internet-based TOEFL (IBT) and a minimum recommended sub-score of 18 in each skill). IELTS (International English Language Testing System) results with a minimum required score of 6.5, with minimum recommended sub-score of 6.0 in each skill.

Uluslararası öğrenciler için

A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution.

A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale.

English proficiency requirement: TOEFL IBT - 79 – 120; IELTS - 6.5 - 9.0; Cambridge English Advanced/Cambridge English Proficiency - C1 level or higher.

Seçtiğiniz bölüme bağlı olarak farklı IELTS koşulları olabilir.

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