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University and SHRS COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements and Information

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (based on 4.0).
  • 60 credits are required to start the program. Students who will have completed a minimum of 54 credits may be eligible.
  • Prerequisites 
    • Computer Programming, 1 course
    • Seminar in Composition*, 1 course
    • Writing Intensive, 1 course.
    • Oral Communication, 1 course. COMMRC 0520 preferred; 0500, 0510, 0530 acceptable.
    • Six credits of math and statistics are required:
    • College Algebra, 1 course. MATH 0031 or higher math required. Exemption not accepted.
    • Statistics, 1 course. STAT 0200 or STAT 1000 preferred.
    • Diversity*, 1 course
    • Literature*, The Arts*, Creative Work* or Philosophical Thinking and Ethics*, 1 course
    • Social Science*, 1 course
    • Biology, Chemistry or Physics, 1 course
    • Cross-Cultural Awareness*, Global Issues*, or Specific Geographic Region*, 1 course

*See the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences General Education Course Catalog.  

Application Requirements

  • Complete the application by the March 1 deadline. Applications may be submitted while prerequisite coursework is in progress.
  • Submit a personal essay—a brief statement discussing why you are interested in the Undergraduate Program in Health Informatics, your professional goals including how and when you became interested in this field of study. You may also include other areas of interest, extra-curricular activities and leadership experiences as well as anything you have done to learn about the field of health informatics in preparation for majoring in the program (max. word count 500 words).
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Additional Information

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.

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