Master of Science in Health Informatics - Health Data Analytics Specialization
George Mason University Online
Full time, Part time
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Specialize in harnessing analytics, data science, and machine learning to enhance health care outcomes. You’ll take classes that delve into advanced statistics, mining health care data, health data integration, and other analytics concepts.
Competency-Focused Health Informatics Curriculum
Our expert faculty teach evidence-based courses, helping you develop competencies for careers in health informatics management, health data analytics, and beyond. You’ll learn emerging informatics concepts while engaging in a curriculum that Mason regularly updates, helping you keep pace with the innovations reshaping health care and technology. The master’s degree requires 36 credits hours, with classes offered in a flexible online format.
Health informatics students can take the following courses:
Optional Bridge Course
Prepare for the master’s program by gaining foundational math, computing, and informatics knowledge.
Health Data Integration
Learn to manipulate large databases, write SQL application programs, and understand sources of conflicts within complex health databases.
Data Mining in Health Care
Explore the practical applications of data mining in the health care industry, learning the latest tools and ways to visualize your findings.
Health Care Databases
Gain hands-on experience with designing and maintaining database queries, learn the uses of health record systems, and examine different types of database management systems.