The estimated length of time required to complete the Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technology Master of Science program is 15 months of full-time study. Part-time study is available.
Goals of the Master of Science program
- Evaluate the current state of knowledge in a selected area of clinical informatics as it informs theory, practice and research.
- Develop and implement scholarly inquiry related to clinical informatics or patient-centered technology.
- Articulate ethical issues, practical challenges and responsibilities involved in collecting and managing data to generate new knowledge.
- Develop and utilize organization and system leadership strategies that foster innovation and improvement of health care.
- Design, implement and utilize healthcare technologies to promote quality of care, patient engagement and safety, as well as clinical and cost-effectiveness.
Minimum school requirements: Master of Science
|NMETH 527 Intro to Systems Thinking and Health Informatics||3||Autumn|
|NMETH 528 Computing Concepts: From Theory to Application||3||Winter|
|NMETH 529 Database Concepts & Applications in Clinical Informatics||3||Spring|
|NMETH 523 Systems Design & Project Management||3||Autumn|
|NMETH 524 Healthcare Information Systems & the EHR||3||Winter|
|NMETH 526 Patient-Centered Interactive Health Communication Technologies||3||Spring|
|NSG 540 Telehealth||4||Summer|
|Care Systems Courses
|NURS 524 Managing Health Systems||3||Autumn|
|NURS 525 Managing Clinical Effectiveness||3||Winter|
|NURS 526 Managing Organizational Effectiveness||3||Spring|
|NURS 527 Managing Access & Utilization||4||Summer|
|Scholarly Inquiry Courses|
|NMETH 520 Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice||5||Spring|
|NMETH 530 Scholarly Proposal Development||3||Summer|
In addition to the above required courses, students are required to complete a Scholarly Project.