Drexel University Launches New Online MS in Health Informatics

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The new master’s program prepares medical and information professionals to navigate the 21st century health system’s digital landscape

Drexel University Online, a leader in online degree programs, has increased its online degree offerings by launching the new Master of Science in Health Informatics from The iSchool at Drexel. This new master’s program is designed to prepare medical and information professionals to navigate the modern health system’s digital landscape. With Drexel University’s online degree programs and certificates, students earn the same prestigious degree as on-campus.

The MS in Health Informatics focuses on the systems of informatics and psycho-social aspects of the healthcare field. The program provides students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds with the knowledge and skills to use information and knowledge processing methodology and information and communication technology efficiently and responsibly in order to improve health outcomes in varied settings, including medicine, nursing and public health in primary and hospital care, industry, government, and academia. Students graduate with an understanding of both information systems and healthcare that complements their prior education and experiences.

Sponsored by The iSchool at Drexel and the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the Master’s in Health Informatics offers students a well-rounded perspective of the informational, technical, and clinical aspects of health informatics. The Program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis, accessible to career changers and those working in the field.
“We’re very proud to offer our students the outstanding Drexel curriculum within this convenient online format,” said Dr. Kenneth Hartman, senior vice president at Drexel University Online. “All of our online programs– including the MS in Health Informatics Program – are taught by the same renowned faculty as our campus courses.”

Applications for Drexel’s online MS in Health Informatics are now being accepted for the fall term. For more information about this online program, visit Drexel’s online degree website, e-mail info@drexel.com or call (877) 215-0009.

About Drexel University Online:
Drexel University Online, winner of the 2010 Sloan-C Award for Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drexel University, specializing in innovative, Internet-based distance education programs for working professionals and corporations in the United States and abroad. Drexel University is continually ranked one of the best national doctoral universities by U.S. News & World Report and enjoys regional accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools. A pioneer in online education, Drexel has offered programs online since 1996. Visit our website or blog to learn more about our programs and online learning.

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Christine Fagan
215-895-6121
Christine.Fagan(at)drexel(dot)edu

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