MSHI Combined 02The Master of Science in Health Informatics program is designed for you - the busy professional juggling career, family and free time. You want excellence. You want convenience. We offer both and more in just 24 months.

So why UAB MSHI?

The MSHI program is a convenient and effective blended delivery format which encompasses online classes plus only two 3-day residential requirements per year. Maintain your full-time job AND take classes from anywhere in the country.

How do I apply?

A completed application must be recieved by May 31st for fall admission. To be considered for early acceptance, applications must be received by February 1st. The easiest way is to let us help you. Just contact us at 205-934-3509 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will walk you through our simple checklist. All UAB admissions are made through our Graduate School. You begin your official UAB application by visiting here.

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  • 100% of respondents would recommend the UAB MSHI program to others (2018 survey of 2018 graduates)
  • 2 year graduation rates 87.5% with 100% of all students graduating with 27 months (2018)
  • student retention rate is 96% (2018)

CAHIIM Accreditation – The Master of Science in Health Informatics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

*The MSHI program, as well as all of our faculty and staff, adheres strictly to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's non-discrimination policy which prohibits discrimination in admission, educational programs, and other student matters on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability unrelated to program performance, veteran status or genetic or family medical history.​​