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Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

Master's in Professional Studies: Health Information Technology


The ten-course master’s degree combines courses in healthcare strategy, policy, and management with technical courses that allow students to develop a formal graduate educational program that best meets their individual career development needs.

Program Requirements
Students must complete 10 courses (30 credits) as follows:

  • 6 required core courses
  • 4 elective courses

Required Core Courses (18 credits):

Elective Courses (12 credits) -- choose four, such as:
(some may be substituted via transfer credits or alternative UMBC courses)

  • Health IT Implementation
  • Health Information Exchange and Interoperability
  • Health Information Privacy & Security
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Patient Safety &HIT
  • Human Centered Computing in HIT
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Quality of Life Technologies
  • HIT 674: Process  & Quality Improvement with HIT
  • Other Graduate courses approved by Health IT Graduate Program Director