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MSCS Master of Science in Computer Science - Health Informatics (HIT)

Westcliff University

The Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) program is designed to advance the professional careers of technologists in the field of computer science. The program incorporates the overall infrastructure and implementation of computer science initiatives. The importance of managing computer science and software projects is the main theme of the program and involves the integration of technology, people, and strategic development. Several aspects of computer science and associated technologies, such as the benefits of emerging programming languages and technologies, project management of software initiatives, and the development cycle of computer science related to strategic planning are investigated to provide graduates with advanced insight into the field of computer science.

The Masters of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) is designed to advance the professional careers of technologists in the field of computing. It presents a modern curriculum that challenges students to apply principles of design, critical and algorithmic thinking, innovation, management, and problem solving to the field of computer science. It prepares students to move into advanced careers in computer science and software by providing the necessary advanced skills and knowledge in computer systems, software, and telecommunications to effectively implement computerization processes across several industries including healthcare, manufacturing, research and development, education, finance, and other fields which require advanced computerization to remain competitive in the global economy.

The MSCS program is a 36-credit program consisting of 12 courses (3 credits each) that is taken over the course of 24 months.

The healthcare industry relies heavily on technology and data. The concentration in Health Informatics (HIT) provides students with a foundational understanding of healthcare technologies and data management within the United States healthcare system and regulations. Topics include principles of data management, health informatics, healthcare technologies, compliance, governance and standards, telemedicine and networking.

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Requirements

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$14,310 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 years

Duration

May 2024

Start Month

Apr 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • August 2024
  • May 2024
  • August 2025
  • January 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time