MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ANNOUNCES ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM FOCUSED ON HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE ANNOUNCES ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAM FOCUSED ON HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The innovative MSHI online program is designed to advance careers in health informatics

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – January 27, 2021 – Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is excited to announce a new degree program offering, the Online Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI). Pending SACSCOC Approval

This online program provides a foundation in business components that advance health information technologies (health IT) and provide comprehensive knowledge in the methodologies that support healthcare and clinical research enterprises. The Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) is designed to train and inspire students to pursue health informatics and health IT.

Additionally, MSM has created a Summer Bridge prep program for individuals who might be interested in learning about health informatics prior to applying to the MSHI degree program.

Students selected to attend the Summer Bridge to Health Informatics Pipeline Program will receive:

Guaranteed Admissions to the 14-month Online Master of Science in Health Informatics https://www.msm.edu/online/, along with a $1,000 scholarship
$500 stipend after completion of the summer program
Career Preparation
Interact with Health Informatics Experts
100 percent online

“Morehouse School of Medicine continues to prepare students for exciting career opportunities through programs such as the Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI),” said Angelita Howard, assistant dean for Online Education and Expanded Programs, Morehouse School of Medicine. “The field of health informatics is estimated to grow at more than 25 percent every 10 years, 7 percent higher than the average job growth rate, with the potential to offer 50,000 new jobs each year. This program provides not only a competitive knowledge base and skill set, but the opportunity for a career in one of the fastest-growing job sectors.”

Applications for the Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) Program are due Friday, July 16, 2021. Classes begin on Monday, August 23, 2021.

https://www.msm.edu/online/masterofscienceinhealthinformatics/index.php.

Application for the five-week Summer Bridge to Health Informatics are due Friday, April 23, 2021. https://www.msm.edu/online/bridgetohealthinformatics.php

Contact Darryl Isom, Recruiter at 404-752-8668 or disom@msm.edu with additional questions.

ABOUT MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Morehouse School of Medicine is located in Atlanta, GA. The historically Black institution exists to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities; increase the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce; and address primary health care through programs in education, research and service, with emphasis on people of color and the underserved urban and rural populations in Georgia, the nation, and the world. The faculty and alumni are noted in their fields for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, and are known in the community for exceptional, culturally appropriate patient care. Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctorate and master’s degrees. To learn more, visit www.msm.edu.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Nicole V. Linton
404-202-8991
nlinton@msm.edu

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