An undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Health Education, or a degree related to healthcare professional practice or healthcare management is recommended. However, degrees from other fields may be acceptable given relevant work experience in the healthcare operations field. The M.P.S program is best suited for applicants who have professional experience in the health care or technology fields.
Applicants should have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (Applicants with an appropriate level of knowledge and professional experience are strongly encouraged to apply.)
Note: GRE scores are not required for admission
Applications for the Master's program are accepted for the Fall and Spring Semesters
Now accepting Fall 2015 applications.
Fall semester begins: August 26, 2015.
To apply, complete a Degree-Seeking UMBC Graduate School Application and use program name Health Information Technology (MPS)
The following materials should accompany your application:
- Official transcripts
- Experience Data Form
- Recommendation letters (optional)
- Application fee: $50
- Statement of Academic goals and expectations in the program
All application documents should be mailed to:
UMBC Graduate School, MPS: Health Information Technology
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
If you require further assistance, please contact Lisa Gambino or call 410-455-3034.