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Prerequisites

Health care professionals from various disciplines are encouraged to apply to this program. Applicants with other relevant training and career experience who wish to develop competencies in health information system applications also will be given admission consideration.

Admission Requirements

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and completion of the following prerequisite courses:

  • Computer Programming, 3 credits
  • Statistics, 3–4 credits

A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) is required.  Admission may be considered for applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0 if other supporting evidence of their ability to complete the graduate program is provided.

Application Requirements

  • Complete the SHRS ApplyYourself online application;
  • Application fee of $50;
  • Three Letters of Recommendation are required. These recommendations should be from college level instructors or employers/professionals who have supervised your work in a paid or volunteer capacity. These individuals should be able to comment on your academic, professional and interpersonal abilities; 
  • Statement of Purpose/Essay; 
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended;
  • Applications can be submitted when course requirements are in progress;
  • Additional requirements for international applicants

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.  All students are required to bring a wireless laptop with Microsoft platform to class for courses that incorporate hands-on learning of computer applications and technology.