Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences & Master of Science in Health Informatics 5-Year Integrated Degree ProgramThrough a collaboration with the IU School of Informatics and Computing, this integrated degree program allows students to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) and a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) within 5 years.
Health informatics enhances human health and well-being through the use of information technology, computer science, and knowledge management to deliver more efficient and safer patient care. Our students will learn how to make a difference in the lives of others with a focus on better access to care and disease prevention.
IUPUI’s Health and Life Sciences Research Campus
The IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the IU School of Informatics and Computing are part of the conglomerate of programs that make up IUPUI’s Health and Life Sciences Research Campus. Our partners include the IU School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, IU Simon Cancer Center and numerous research centers.
Health Care Career Path
This integrated degree program is designed to create highly-skilled health informaticians. Our graduates will play a critical role in health care organizations by leading the development and implementation of electronic health record systems and other health technologies. This field hosts multiple career paths such as:
- biomedical informatician,
- clinical data analyst,
- clinical informatics consultant,
- health information manager,
- healthcare analyst
Employment settings would include:
- medical clinics,
- doctors’ offices,
- insurance corporations,
- research facilities
The health informatics field is expected to increase dramatically due to recent federal legislation, and our graduates will enter the workforce prepared to succeed and make a difference.