Health Informatics and Data Analytics Concentration

Data influences so many aspects of our lives. Use it to help improve the world’s healthcare.

As our global healthcare professionals continue to confront new issues, their ability to access complete and accurate biomedical data is critical to impacting the speed and quality of care patients receive.

Those who understand how to gather and share this information with frontline workers will play an important role in helping transform the way providers can better serve their communities and address the worldwide response to modern day challenges such as COVID-19.

Duquesne’s online Master of Health Administration in Health Informatics and Data Analytics is designed to prepare you to excel in management roles where science and technology are helping unify health services and create better strategies for both the present and future of care.

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Complete coursework online

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Graduate in as few as 2 years

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Transfer credits accepted

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No prior work experience or clinical hours required

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No GRE/GMAT required

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3 start dates per year

Why choose Duquesne for your online Health Informatics and Data Analytics MHA?

Duquesne’s online Health Informatics and Data Analytics program promotes the application of technical, interpersonal and research-based skills to prepare you to implement new tools and processes in a healthcare environment.

By pursuing this graduate degree, you can develop your knowledge of the data management resources that are used throughout the industry to deliver accurate reporting of patient information across critical teams. Courses can also help you grow your proficiency with such tools as Access, SQL, Python and Hadoop, and be ready to apply them to leading new initiatives.

What to expect from your MHA curriculum

Our online Health Informatics and Data Analytics MHA is a multidisciplinary program that can be completed in six semesters. In addition to 12 foundational and core MHA courses, this concentration can help you specialize your skills with two additional classes that cover topics in data mining, predictive modeling and more.

Potential career outcomes in health informatics and data analytics.

A Master of Health Administration degree in Health Informatics and Data Analytics can help you prepare for management positions working with emerging technologies that aid the delivery of patient services in hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices, nursing care facilities and other organizations.

Healthcare will continue to be reliant on data, and you can help to deliver accurate and actionable information for driving the decisions that impact quality of care. By earning your degree, you can be ready to lead in such growing roles as registered health information technician, system data analyst and other positions focused on managing new processes and products in a healthcare environment.

Did you know?

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 11% increase in medical records and health information technicians roles between 2018 and 2028.

Online Master of Health Administration Admissions

Admission Prerequisites

To qualify for the online Master of Health Administration program, you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Earn a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited university*
  • Achieve a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0

Admission Requirements

In addition, you must provide the following:

  • Official TOEFL scores, if applicable*
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Comprehensive essay with statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

*Graduates of foreign institutions will need to have their degrees evaluated by an educational evaluation agency to determine equivalency.