UMBC Offers Health Information Technology Master’s Starting Fall 2014

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Master’s in Professional Studies (MPS) Program will Fulfill Region’s Need for Qualified Health IT Professionals

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is accepting applications for its new Health Information Technology Master’s Program, offered beginning fall 2014.

As technology infiltrates the healthcare industry, the health IT field continues to grow at a rapid pace. The industry presents significant career potential, with postings for health care informatics jobs rising 53% between 2007 and 2012.

Given its large population and dynamic healthcare environment, the Baltimore-Washington area is poised for significant continued growth in the health IT field. UMBC, located just outside of Baltimore, offers a convenient location for industry professionals to receive the credentials needed to move into high-demand health IT roles.

UMBC’s MPS in Health IT is an excellent choice for those who already have a degree in an IT or healthcare-related discipline, as well as those whose career has taken them into the field of healthcare IT. Designed with working professionals in mind, the program offers flexible evening, weekend and hybrid course options.

Those interested in learning more about the program can attend UMBC’s Professional Graduate Programs Open House on April 23, 2014, for an opportunity to learn more about the curriculum and format, as well as receive information on financing and meet Career Services representatives. Those interested should RSVP in advance.

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