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Course Descriptions and Syllabi

Online Program

The MS in Health Informatics program with a concentration in Health Data Analytics is offered fully online. Courses are offered in a condensed 8-week format, with students taking one course at a time. Content of courses, objectives, evaluation methods, and outcomes are identical to those for the on-campus program. Only the delivery format is different.

The online program is intended to be completed in about 2.5 years.

Request additional information for the online program.

On-campus Program

Most courses for the on-campus MS in Health Informatics are taught in the evening on the Fairfax Campus, and some courses are taught online. Although not all coursework for all concentrations can be completed online, the number of courses available online increases every year.

Completion of the on-campus program typically requires 2-2.5 years full-time and 2.5-3 years part-time, depending on course load.

The syllabi below refers to the on-campus program. Courses offered may vary from semester to semester. Contact your advisor to plan your program of study.

Download a program planning form (pdf) for the on-campus MS Health Informatics program (Catalog Year 2017-2018).

The following are syllabi for classes (core and elective) that are part of the MS in Health Informatics and Health Informatics and Data Analytics Graduate Certificate programs.

The current course schedule may be found in Patriot Web. Select the TERM; then choose Subject: Health Administration and Policy (HAP).

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Previous Semesters

Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Summer 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Summer 2014
Spring 2014
Spring 2013

* Health informatics is a dynamically changing discipline; therefore, the content of courses is constantly evolving. The content of courses in different semesters may be adjusted to follow these changes.

* The schedule is subject to change. Students should communicate with their advisors each semester regarding upcoming course schedules. Suggested course sequencing for the MS in Health Informatics is posted online.