The executive health informatics program requires the completion of 33 credit hours consisting of nine core courses and an individual research project (six credit hours).


Participants must meet one prerequisite, Statistical Analysis.

Oral Comprehensives

All health informatics students are required to complete successfully an oral examination that enables the faculty to evaluate the student's competency in health informatics. The evaluation takes place during the student's final semester.

Example Plan of Study

First Spring Semester (program begins in January)

HMI 7410 - Introduction to the US Health Care System
HMI 7430 - Introduction to Health Informatics

First Summer Semester

HMI 8450 - Methods of Health Services Research
HMI 7580 - Project Management

First Fall Semester

HMI 8550 - Health Data Analytics
HMI 8571 - Decision Support in Health Care Systems

Second Spring Semester

HMI 8441 - Biomedical and Health Vocabularies and Ontologies
HMI 8435 - Information Security, Evaluation and Policy

Second Summer Semester

HMI 8451 - Individual Executive Management Studies

Second Fall Semester

HMI 8437 - Data Warehousing and Data/Text Mining for Health Care
HMI 8443 - Enterprise Information Architecture