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Master Program: Health Informatics

Program Overview
In collaboration with The University of Illinois (UIC) , Chicago, USA , King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences offers the most innovative and​ comprehensive Master of Health Informatics in the country. The establishment of a Master of Health Informatics program within the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, aims to produce skilled graduates possessing professional, technical and health information management skills. It is expected that the graduates of this program will perform important functions in different informatics fields; especially health-related informatics, as well as working in public and private health-care systems. Graduates of this program are expected to excel in various work assignments that include administrative, planning, and implementation while being capable of perfectly providing solutions to overcome all obstacles associated with the design and implementation of health information and administrative systems. Our advanced degree program can prepare you to make an immediate impact within your organization and play a vital role in the evolution of the healthcare industry as a whole.

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Program Description
With our 47 credit hours (44 credit hours for Courses +3 Credit hours for Research Project), the program offers three tracks, which are: Informatics, Information Systems (IS) and Information Technology (IT) . The tracks are developed to enable each student to design an in-depth study of Health Informatics taking into account student’s previous academic background and experience.​


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Intended Audience 
Degree obtained from an accredited university in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, radiography, laboratories, medical engineering, and management of health information, and information technology.


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Duration
47 Credit hours- 4 Semester during 2 Academic Years.​


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Program Venue
Riyadh Campus — Jeddah and Al Ahsa​ Campus via Audiovisual


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