M.S. in Medical Informatics

Required courses: (45 quarter credits)

MI-13101 Introduction to Medical Informatics I (3)
MI-13102 Introduction to Medical Informatics II (3)
MI-13202 Ethics in Medical Informatics (3)
MI-13210 Systems Integration (3)
MI-693 Intermediate Statistics (3)
MI-720 Six Sigma Quality and Patient Safety
MI-787 Health Care Systems Analysis and Design (3)
MI-743 Principles of Health Care Management
MI-756 Health Care Provision and Payment (3)
MI-789 Medical Informatics Case Study Seminar (3)
MI-13203 Health Care Decision Support (3)
MI-786 Medical Informatics Journal Club (1 credit – 3 req.)
MI-13297 Internship/Research Project I (3)
MI-13298 Internship/Research Project II (3)

Plus one elective course (3 credits)
*MSOE follows an academic quarter system. The 45 quarter credits required in this program equate to approximately 30 semester credits of contact and class time.

Goals and Objectives

Program Educational Objectives
Desired objectives for medical informatics graduates, five years post graduation, include significant competency in:

  • applying complex medical informatics solutions and analyzing outcomes.
  • meeting the professional requirements for highly responsible positions.
  • identifying revenue, cost savings or efficiency improvements which add value to their organizations.
  • influencing decision-making in the application of informatics solutions.
  • facilitating, leading and/or sponsoring multi-disciplinary teams.
  • engaging in substantial life-long learning activities.

Student Outcomes
Medical informatics students, upon graduation, should have:

  • the broad education necessary to understand where and when informatics solutions can be appropriately applied.
  • an ability to evaluate and integrate disciplines (medicine, information technology and business) within the field of medical informatics.
  • an ability to effectively participate in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • an ability to evaluate and apply process improvements.
  • an understanding of the components of change management.
  • an ability to communicate effectively.
  • an ability to integrate professional and ethical responsibility.
  • an appreciation for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning.

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