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Program Entry Term Deadline
Master of Science in Health Informatics Fall (August) Only Early deadline (non-binding): March 1
Regular deadline: May 31
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics Fall (August) Only May 31

Application Fees

Domestic applicants and Green Card holders: $50

International applicants: $60


  • Application Requirements

    Applications are submitted online through the UAB Graduate School. Please note admission interviews are required for the master’s program.

    Applicants for all HI Programs must hold a baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited university and should meet a GPA of 3.0 or above for the last 60 hours of coursework.

    The following items are required for your application to be considered complete and ready for review:

    Official transcripts from each institution where college credit was received can be mailed to:

    UAB Graduate School
    LHL G03, 1720 2nd Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35294-0013

    • Payment of the non-refundable application fee ($50)
    • Personal Essay Statement highlighting your desire for enrollment and how you will utilize the knowledge and skills gained in your professional career.
    • Current Resume or CV outlining your professional work experience.
    • Three letters of recommendation (not required for the certificate application).
    • Official transcripts from all previous academic work beyond secondary must be submitted directly to the graduate school by mail or email.
      • Depending on which transcript service the prior institution uses, applicants should use This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as the email address or select the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Graduate Admissions as the receiving university. Transcripts forwarded from a student's email account will not be considered official.
      • Paper transcripts bearing a university seal should be sent directly to the Graduate School from the issuing school’s Registrar Office or submitted by the student in a sealed envelope bearing a university signature or stamp across the seal.
  • Program Prerequisites
    • Completion of an introductory programming language course (SQL) is required. This requirement may be waived if the applicant’s undergraduate or current work responsibilities require knowledge of one or more programming language.
    • Completion of 3 credit hours of an undergraduate or graduate course in statistics with a B or better in the last five years is required.
    • Missing these prerequisites? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.
    • These program prerequisites are not required for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics.
  • Technical Standards

    Review MSHI Technical Standards which outline guidelines on required academic, interpersonal and communication skills, as well as course accommodations.

  • International Applicants

    This is an online program. It requires two residential visits each year. Therefore, this program does not qualify for F1/J1 visa status. Still interested? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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