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Davenport University's graduate program in Health Informatics and Information Management is an interdisciplinary program providing a unique blend of business, technology and health care graduate education for current health systems environments. Today's health information management professionals are hybrids who work closely with technology professionals, management professionals and health care providers to ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and appropriate access of health care information. Reflecting the most contemporary practices in the field, the program is structured to provide experiences in the development, implementation, and maintenance of software and data systems; data analysis, privacy and security; and strategic and operational resource planning; and decision making based in the information-driven, knowledge-based health care environment.

Health Informatics and Information Management Foundational Requirements. All students admitted into the Davenport University Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management are expected to have a bachelor degree in a with the necessary undergraduate preparation in management, technology and statistics typically found in a health, technology, or business discipline.  Students that have not successfully completed equivalent undergraduate courses will be required to complete the following graduate (500-level) foundational courses or the undergraduate level equivalent courses. A grade of “B” or better must be earned in each foundational course to show proficiency.

*Course selection will depend on the student’s undergraduate preparation in a health, technology, or business discipline.

DATA610 and DATA625 are taken as requirements within the Master of Science Informatics and Information Management and they may also be used as part of a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics or as part of the Master of Science in Data Analytics.

Graduate Level Foundational Courses:

CISP547 Database Design
IAAS581 Information Security and Assurance
STAT500 Statistics for Business

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

2018-2019 Recommended Program Sequence for Health Informatics and Information Management, MS and printable pdf download

Courses36 cr.
DATA610Essentials of Business Analytics3 cr.
DATA625Data Mining3 cr.
HCMG630* or FINC610Health Care Organizations or Budget and Financial Management3 cr.
HINT601HIIM Seminar0 cr.
HINT650HIIM Research Development I1 cr.
HINT730Information Management in Health Care3 cr.
HINT750HIIM Research Development II1 cr.
HINT755HIIM Research Development III1 cr.
HINT770Clinical Vocabulary and Reimbursement3 cr.
HINT775Quality, Leadership, and Information Governance3 cr.
IAAS600Information Security Planning3 cr.
IAAS660Project Management and Risk Mitigation3 cr.
IAAS667Legal and Ethical Security Topics3 cr.
IAAS675Health Care Security3 cr.
MGMT610Management Vision and Decision: Creative and Critical Thinking From a Strategic Perspective3 cr.
Capstone 3 cr.
HINT799Capstone Experience in HIIM3 cr.