Student and professor, Master of Science in Health Informatics.

  • 100% online classes with two residential visits required each year (fall & spring).
  • Earn your Master’s degree in 24 months.
  • No GRE required!
  • Work directly with nationally and internationally recognized faculty.
  • Qualify for Health Informatics sub-specialty boards (previous MD required must finish by 2022).


  • Data Analytics - This track provides students with a deep understanding of health data, analytic methods, and data mining, as well as data science skills applied to clinical, administrative, and consumer-generated health data. The data analytics track is intended for health informatics professionals who want to focus on the many aspects surrounding data analysis and data visualization of healthcare data.
  • User Experience - User Experience (UX) focuses on the user and their interaction with applications. The UX track is intended for health informatics professionals who want to focus on user requirements, user-centered design and usability to build applications.

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  • “The foundational technical knowledge that UAB provided me on things like data analytics and UX research and design allows me to better relate to these subject matter experts and build credibility with them...these types of relationships have been priceless to succeeding in my current role.”

    MSHI 2018 Graduate

  • “I have become a voice for the research and design team within my organization. My UAB MSHI degree provided me with the knowledge, tools, perspective, and expertise that has separated me as a software product manager.”

    MSHI 2018 Graduate

  • “If improving patient care and leveraging health information technology are your goals, then an investment in UAB’s MSHI program is the right call. Plus, you will meet industry thought leaders and professors who will serve as your career advisors and mentors beyond graduation.”

    MSHI 2017 Graduate