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The HMI Department develops, translates, and disseminates knowledge innovations and evidence-based solutions to improve health management and informatics performance in complex health systems to advance the health of Missouri’s communities, the nation and international partners by:

Creating a culture of collaborative relationships in research, education, and service to generate innovative ideas and solutions;
Providing professional health management and informatics education and fostering lifelong learning;
Delivering technical assistance and consultation by partnering with health, human service and policy-making organizations; and
Developing innovative commercial products and services for health- and education-related applications.

Degrees Offered

Master’s Programs in Health Informatics

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

Admission Criteria

  • Residential program applications should be submitted prior to March 1 to receive priority consideration for Fall admission. All applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis
  • Executive program applicants (who start each January) are admitted on a rolling basis.
  • A minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 during the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work and any subsequent graduate course work

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test TypeTotal ScoreReadingListeningSpeakingWriting
TOEFL Internet -based10017171717
TOEFL Paper-based6035252N/A52
IELTS Academic7.56666

Minimum GRE Scores

When did you take the GRE?Verbal + Quantitative
Prior to August 1, 201150th Percentile
On or after August 1, 201150th Percentile

OR

Minimum GMAT Scores

Test TypeMinimum Percentile
GMAT50th percentile

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Health Management and Informatics Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE or GMAT scores
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL report (international applicants only)

Health Informatics Graduate Certificate

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:  Yes  
Degree Dependent:   
No

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description:  The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics offered by the Department of Health Management and Informatics provides learners with the skills necessary to participate in the selection, use, and evaluation of information technology applications throughout the health services industry. The certificate program is designed for physicians, nurses, managers, information system designers, consultants, and others committed to the application of information technology for improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of health services.

Certificate web site:
http://hmi.missouri.edu/prospective/informatics_certificate_description.html

For information about certificate, contact:
Veronica Lemme, Student Recruitment Specialist,

Email:    
Phone: 
 573-884-0698
Address:  Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO  65211

Informatics for Public Health Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes
Degree Dependent: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: The Graduate Certificate in Informatics for Public Health is designed to serve as a stand-alone certificate program for non-degree seeking students, public health care professionals and as an additional option for Master of Science in Health Informatics degree seeking students and Master of Public Health students. Courses taken for the certificate program are not intended to fulfill the requirements of any current graduate degree at MU. Students in the program will gain a basic knowledge of issues in public health informatics and competence in evaluating and discovering solutions for the current and future public health informatics challenges.

Certificate web site:
Not created at this time

For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Iris Zachary, Director for the Informatics for Public Health Program

Email
Phone:  (573) 884-0698
Address:  CE707 Clinical Support & Education Building, DC006.00, Columbia, MO 65212