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PhD Information Science With a Concentration in Health Informatics

University of North Texas
The UNT Information Science Ph.D. program (or IIS Ph.D. program) responds to the varied and changing needs of the information age, therefore offering a concentration in Health Informatics. This concentration is offered with contributions from multiple UNT departments and colleges with the goal of providing interdisciplinary education, research and professional services in health informatics. The Health Informatics concentration prepares individuals to conduct research on the critical issues in health informatics and related areas. The concentration focuses on the intersection between information science, health care and technology.

The UNT Information Science Ph.D. program with a concentration in Health Informatics responds to the varied and changing needs of an information age, increasing recognition of the central role of information and information technologies in individual, social, economic and cultural affairs.

The mission of UNT's Information Science Ph.D. program is to provide a center of excellence in graduate education and research. Its primary goals are to:

  • Nurture critical and reflective thinking on the fundamental issues and elements of problems of utilization of information
  • Foster an environment of substantive and productive mentoring and apprenticeship
  • Prepare scholars passionate about the role of information in human affairs
  • Foster cross-disciplinary thinking and research.

Students are recruited to the program from a wide range of disciplines and encouraged to expand and refocus their expertise and skills in cutting-edge areas of information science that cross disciplinary boundaries. The multifaceted nature of information science warrants the focusing of resources, courses and faculties from a broad range of academic units.


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4 years


Aug 2024

Start Month

Jul 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • August 2025
  • January 2025
  • August 2026
  • January 2026

Mode of Study

  • Blended