Join the emerging industry where healthcare meets IT and improves lives. Health Informatics is a rapidly growing field and faces a shortage of qualified professionals. Choose one of the following focus areas or opt to customize your degree plan as a Generalist.
Focus Areas Include:
Health Data Analytics
Training and Development
100% online - no campus visits required
M.S. in Health Informatics - complete as quickly as 2 yrs
Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics - complete as quickly as 1 yr
Flexible program designed for busy, working professionals
Experienced faculty with robust field experience
No campus visits required, learn anytime from any place
Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
Our support staff work with you every step of the way
Professional Growth. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology estimates a current shortage of ~50,000 health IT workers.
Salary Advancement. A 2012 study by AHIMA found that the average salary for a health informatics worker with a master’s degree was $20,000 more annually than those with a bachelor’s degree.
Return on Investment
#1 was UNE's ranking among all Maine colleges and universities for 20-year student return on investment (2014, PayScale).
#2 was UNE's ranking in the nation for alumni reporting high "Job Meaning," according to Payscale.