Health IS Programs

This listing focuses on health-related academic programs that are based in or substantially comprised of Information Systems, Information Science, and/or Computer Science academic units.  AIS SIG-Health maintains this listing in order to help SIG members identify colleagues and professional resources across health-IS programs. A listing of the broader set of biomedical informatics programs is available from the AMIA website.

To recommend a program for addition to this list or to request modifications to a current listing, please send email with description and/or web link to Prof. Vance Wilson (vancewilson[at]gmail.com).

School Location Unit Programs URL Comments
College of Coastal Georgia USA School of Business and Public Affairs BS Program Website The Health Informatics (HI) program combines fundamental concepts in business
and public affairs (including computer science and information technology
areas), nursing and the health sciences.
Dakota State University USA College of Business and Information Systems AS, BS, MS Program Website Health Information Management focus; offers all programs via distance education.
Dalhousie University Canada Interdisciplinary Informatics Program BS, MS Program Website Highly interdisciplinary program, headquartered in Computer Science dept.
Denver University USA College of Professional and Continuing Studies MS Program Website Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies master’s degree concentration is offered online, on campus, or via combined delivery.
Florida International University USA Chapman Graduate School of Business Administration MS Program Website Program is designed for information systems professionals, healthcare managers,
physicians, nurses and other clinicians, as well as healthcare support personnel
who wish increase their knowledge regarding the use of health information for
improving quality, safety, outcomes and cost effectiveness of healthcare
delivery.
Georgia State University USA J. Mack Robinson College of Business BS, MS Program Website The goal of the concentration in Health Informatics is to provide students with
specialized skills to improve healthcare services enabled by information
technology.
Idaho State University USA College of Business BBA Program Website Joint offering of College of Business and School of Health Professions.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis USA School of Informatics at IUPUI BS, MS, PhD Program Website Focuses on: Understanding the impact technology has on people; development of
new uses for technology; application of information technology in the context of
another field.
Marshall University USA College of Health Professions MS Program Website Interdisciplinary program with Colleges of Business and Information Technology
and Engineering.
McMaster University Canada Interdiscipliniary with DeGroote School of Business MSc Program Website School based on a partnership of the Faculties of Health Sciences, Computing and
Software Department and the Information Systems area in the DeGroote School of
Business. Also many PhD students pursue research in the area of eHealth.
Milwaukee School of Engineering USA Rader School of Business MS Program Website Approaches medical informatics from a business-oriented perspective.
Morehead State University USA College of Business & Public Affairs MS Program Website MS-MIS program with Health Informatics Concentration.
National Chung Cheng University Taiwan Graduate Institute of Healthcare Information Management BS,
MS, PhD
Program Website MIS-focused programs on information management.
Northeastern University USA Graduate Program in Health Informatics MS Program Website Interdisciplinary program between Colleges of Health Sciences and Computer and
Information Science.
Northern Kentucky University USA College of Informatics MHI Program Website Masters in Health Informatics.
Queens University Canada School of Computing BA, BS, MS, PhD Program Website Focus on biomedical computing as well as medical informatics.
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville USA Interdisiciplinary with School of Business Certificate Program Website Four-course certificate in healthcare informatics.
Stevens Institute of Technology USA Howe School of Technology Management MS, Certificate
MS Website


Certificate Website

IT in Pharmaceutical Industry track and certificate programs for healthcare and
IT professionals.
Trinity College Dublin Ireland School of Computer Science and Statistics MS Program Website Interdisciplinary program offered jointly by the School of Computer Science and
Statistics and the School of Medicine.
University of Colorado at Denver USA Business School Certificate Program Website Health Information Technology Education Collaborative (HITEC) certificate
program combines faculty and existing coursework from the College of Nursing,
School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, Colorado School of Public Health, School
of Dental Medicine and the Business School.
University of Hawaii USA Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Communication and Information Sciences Ph.D. Program Website Program offers a Bio-medical Informatics emphasis area.
University of Limerick Ireland Department of Computer Science & Information Systems BS, MS BS Website BS includes 8-month paid internship; at least 50% of MS course materials are
delivered via distance education.
University of Michigan USA School of Information MS Program Website MS and six-course certificate in health informatics.
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill USA School of Information and Library Science Certificates Program Website Interdisciplinary program.
University of Otago New Zealand Department of Information Science MS, Ph.D. Program Website Distance-taught postgraduate program in health informatics.
University of Ottawa Canada Telfer School of Management MS, Ph. D Program Website MS in Health Systems and PhD in Management (Health Systems Field)
University of South Carolina USA College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management MS Program Website MS in Health IT offered jointly by the university’s integrated IT program and
the Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina Upstate USA Department of Informatics BA Program Website Full- and part-time programs in Information Management & Systems / Health Information Management
University of Toledo USA College of Business and Innovation Certificates, MBA Program Website Graduate certificates in Healthcare Business Management Excellence (primarily
online) and Physician and Healthcare Executive Development; MBA in Health
Systems Management.
University of Toronto Canada Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation MHI,
MS, Ph.D.
Program Website Interdisciplinary program in Health Services Research among the Department of
Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (HPME) and the Faculty of Information
Studies (FIS).
University of Victoria Canada Health Information Science BS, MS
Program Website
Combined majors between Computer Science and Health Information Science.
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee USA College of Engineering and Applied Science PhD Program Website Interdisciplinary program among Colleges of Engineering and Applied Science,
Health Sciences, and Nursing and Schools of Business and Information Studies.
University of Wollongong Australia School of Information Technology and Computer Science MS Program Website MS requires one year full-time or part-time equivalent.