Health Informatics Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Health Informatics Degree

The health informatics degree program at George Mason University teaches students how to apply computer sciences and software engineering in the medical research field and clinical information technology field. Students who graduate the health informatics degree program will have an understanding of the development of advanced imaging, database, and decision systems. Courses include computer science, health information systems architecture, medical knowledge structures, medical language and image processing, quantitative medical decision modeling, imaging techniques, and electronic medical records. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer health informatics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Health Informatics Program

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Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male4
Female19

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian9
Black7
Hispanic1
White1
Non Resident Alien3
Unknown2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Health Informatics program at Mason, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Description

Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

Software Developers, Applications

Description

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Database Architects

Description

Design strategies for enterprise database systems and set standards for operations, programming, and security. Design and construct large relational databases. Integrate new systems with existing warehouse structure and refine system performance and functionality.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Health Informatics Programs in Virginia

Health Informatics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Central Virginia Community College

Lynchburg, VA
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  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Health Informatics (C)

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School

Programs

  • Health Informatics (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093