Health Information Systems (H.I.S.) Minor

Health care in the 21st century requires secure and effective information technology systems to meet two of its most significant challenges: improving the quality of care while also controlling the costs of care. Developing, deploying, managing and using information technology that is effective in complex clinical, organizational and economic settings is a significant challenge. This minor is designed to address these challenges while preparing students for the world of work in technology and medical settings.

Health information systems is a discipline at the intersection of information science, computer science and health care that focuses on the systems, technology, policies, procedures and human capital required to optimize the use of information in health and biomedicine.

Minor Requirements
MIS 460Managing Systems Projects3
MIS 450Health Information Systems3
MIS 480Database Management Systems3
Select one of the following:3
Bioinformatics
Applied Systems Analysis
Business Intelligence
Introduction to Government Systems
Managing the Technological Enterprise
Financial Telecomm & Cybersecurity
Total Credit Hours12