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Top 6 Masters of Science in Medical Information Technology 2019

The second degree most students earn is a master's degree. The bachelor's degree is usually a prerequisite to enroll in master's degree programs. After graduating, it is often easier for students to enter more advanced and appealing positions to begin their careers. Other positions may require a master's degree to even qualify.

What is an MSc in Medical Information Technology? This is a field of study that focuses on information technology, but also focuses on the ways this field is unique when in a healthcare environment. Instead of business analysis and statistics, medical IT departments manage patient information. Areas of study include general medicine, computer science, and server maintenance. Once you graduate, you may be prepared to work in the information technology department of a hospital, clinic, or another healthcare facility.

By studying medical information technology, you can develop a set of skills that directly relates to your eventual career, providing benefits such as increased salary or increased opportunities. These skills may include an understanding of the medical process, professional communication, and computer science abilities.

There are many factors that change the tuition and fees required to enroll in an MSc program. This means extensive research should be completed in advance. Students should research how their chosen school, program, and location of study will affect the cost.

Medical information technology helps prepare you for a career in the IT department of a medical facility. Specific positions can include IT manager, server technician, support representative, or IT specialist. Alternatively, it is possible to become a consultant, analyst, or advisor. While it is possible to enter the IT field outside of the medical world, this program trains you for this kind of environment specifically.

The first step in your education is finding the educational setting that works for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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6 Results in Medical Information Technology

Deggendorf Institute of Technology

The health system is characterized by a high IT infiltration - most clinical, nursing and therapeutic processes are supported by digital network documentation systems tha ... [+]

The health system is characterized by a high IT infiltration - most clinical, nursing and therapeutic processes are supported by digital network documentation systems that are used by professionals involved in all these treatment processes. Throughout these processes, private individuals and health insurance companies are billed using digital transference. This postgraduate course enables students to reinforce, deepen and expand their theoretical and factual knowledge to meet the requirements of modern research and development fields in the telematics, telemedicine and e-health industries, as well as in service provider fields in national or international health networks.

In addition to Germany, the digitization of healthcare is being promoted in many different European countries, giving our graduates the opportunity to use this postgraduate degree to really specialize their IT expertise in this specific area to continue into doctorate studies or research work in scientific areas and kick-start a fantastic career.... [-]

Germany Pfarrkirchen
October 2019
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
University of Amsterdam

Medical Informatics (MI) is a discipline concerned with solving information-related problems in the medical and healthcare sectors. ... [+]

The MSc in Medical Informatics aims to be the gateway for ambitious students with an entrepreneurial, global mindset to a career at the interface of healthcare and ICT. They will gain a deep understanding of healthcare processes and ICT technologies and challenged to solve real-life cases from our clinical and corporate health ICT partners. This all takes place at a vibrant academic hospital: the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam.

UvA Master in Medical Informatics ranked to top programs worldwide

We are proud that our MSc program has been accredited as being of ‘good quality’ by the International Medical Informatics Association. Out of all the MSc Medical Informatics programs in the world, the program offered by the Academic Medical Center-UvA of Amsterdam has come out on top. The ranking is based on the results of the accreditation by the world’s leading International Medical Informatics Association.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
24 months
Campus
Rome Business School

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s MSc in E-Health and Telemed Management has been designed to supply training ... [+]

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s MSc in E-Health and Telemed Management has been designed to supply training on organizational processes and technologies aimed at the proper introduction and management of ICT solutions and Telemedicine in Health Systems.

Starting Date: each year March and October.

E-Health is the combined use of information technology and electronic communication, especially the internet, in the health sector, for clinical, educational and administrative purposes; both on-site and at distance (in which case it is called Telemedicine).

E-Health is not only a technical development but also represents a way of thinking, a commitment, an organizational approach to improve health care locally or regionally by using the new opportunities presented by Information and Communication Technology. ... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
March 2019
Part-time
12 months
Campus
Grand Canyon University

The Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics is designed for BSN-prepared nurses who want to better understand and apply the data involved in h ... [+]

The Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Informatics is designed for BSN-prepared nurses who want to better understand and apply the data involved in healthcare to make better decisions through evidenced-based practices.

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USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale  + 1 More
September 2019
Part-time
Campus
Online
Grand Canyon University

The Bridge (Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Care Informatics) is for experienced RN's who desire to improve healthcare using cutting-edge technolo ... [+]

Offered By: College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Overview

Join Leaders on the Forefront of Health Care TechnologyTransform your healthcare career at the intersection of two fast-growing fields: healthcare and information technology. The Bridge (Master of Science in Nursing with an Emphasis in Health Care Informatics) is for experienced RN's who desire to improve healthcare using cutting-edge technology and data-driven insights. Students in this nursing bridge program, offered through the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions, have earned a bachelor's degree outside of nursing and desire to gain foundational knowledge in preparation for the MSN degree.

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USA USA Online
September 2019
Campus
Cornell Tech

Deepen your technical skills while gaining the industry-specific knowledge you need to develop technologies that can make health care safer, more effective and more affor ... [+]

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech

DEGREE: MS INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CORNELL) & MS APPLIED INFORMATION SCIENCE (TECHNION)

Doctors, hospitals, insurance companies, government agencies—all are looking for ways to make healthcare more effective, accessible, and affordable. And they're turning to technology for solutions. The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech gives students the technical and entrepreneurial skills needed to create new digital technologies for patients, clinicians, and communities.

Get a Hands-On Immersion in Health Technologies

From data-mining techniques that track public health trends to apps that facilitate the connection between patients and providers, technology has the potential to transform how healthcare is delivered and experienced.... [-]

USA New York
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus