Executive students can earn dual degrees in Health Administration and Health Informatics in only three years. The dual degree program requires that students meet the prerequisites of both the Health Administration and Health Informatics degrees. Below is a sample plan of study. Courses common to both degrees are marked with an asterisk (*).

Example Dual MHA/MS Degree Plan of Study

1st Spring Semester (program begins in January)

HMI 7410 - Introduction to the US Health Care System*
HMI 8460 - Administration of Health Care Organizations
HMI 7430 - Introduction to Health Informatics*

1st Summer Semester

HMI 8450 - Methods of Health Services Research*

1st Fall Semester

HMI 8573 - Decision Making for Health Care Organizations
HMI 8524 - Health Economics
HMI 8461 - Managing Human Resources in Health Care Organizations

2nd Spring Semester

HMI 8544 - Managerial Epidemiology
HMI 8470 - Strategic Planning and Marketing for Health Care Organizations
HMI 8472 - Financial Management for Health Care Organizations

2nd Summer Semester

HMI 7580 - Project Management

2nd Fall Semester

HMI 8571 - Decision Support in Health Care Systems*
HMI 8574 - Health Care Law and Ethics
HMI 8575 - Health Policy and Politics

3rd Spring Semester

HMI 8441 - Theory and Application of Controlled Terminologies
HMI 8435 - Information Security, Evaluation and Policy

3rd Summer Semester

HMI 8451 - Individual Executive Management Studies (project)*

3rd Fall Semester (graduation in December)

HMI 8550 - Data Analytics
HMI 8437 - Data Repositories and System Integration
HMI 8443 - Enterprise Information Architecture