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Quick Facts

  • 93 - Percent of heath care informatics alumni employed in senior-level positions within the field of health care
  • 35 - Number of health care informatics students enrolled in the fall 2016 semester
  • 25 - Number of health care informatics students enrolled in the spring 2017 semester
  • 28 - Number of students who graduated from the health care informatics program during 2015-16

Mailing Address

Health Management and Informatics
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida
HPA II - Suite 210
4364 Scorpius Drive
Orlando, FL 32816-2205

Phone: 407-823-2359
Fax: 407-823-6138

M.S. in Health Care Informatics

Istock SmalllerWhy Choose Health Care Informatics at UCF?

It takes dedicated, talented and visionary people to integrate technology and health care. As technology progresses, federal mandates specify patient data and health care information be available digitally. There is a growing need for professionals who can play a vital role in planning, developing and maintaining health information systems for a variety of facilities. 

With a Master of Science in Health Care Informatics from UCF, you will have the tools necessary to positively impact health care and patient outcomes in this new, cutting edge field. Expand your knowledge base, enhance your skillset and advance your career in this high need area. Graduates can work as practitioners, managers, analysts and researchers. Numerous openings have been announced in several environments, including health centers, hospital systems and insurance companies. Many graduates will find upper management positions depending on experience.

  • The program is offered completely online in convenient format with easy scheduling.
  • The GRE exam is not required.
  • Our cohort-based program allows for greater collaboration and networking among students.
  • We offer opportunities to participate in national conferences, conventions, and meetings.


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The Master of Science in Health Care Informatics is in candidacy status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.

Contact Information

Kendall Cortelyou-Ward, Ph.D., Health Care Informatics Program Director
College of Health and Public Affairs
HPA II, Suite 210
Phone: 407-823-2359

Hannah Nguyen
Academic Services Coordinator
HPA II 210

UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems.
— Daniel Barr,  M.S.HSA, '04
“UCF was one of only a few programs nationwide that offered the course work and modality that met my needs. It is definitely a different way of learning, but I find the online modality truly a rewarding and unique experience for learning and collaboration.”
— Jennifer Hamilton,  Executive M.S.HSA, '14
The UCF Health Care Informatics progam has been the catalyst in needed to reignite my career.
— Guy Piasecki,  M.S.HCI, '12
The health care informatics faculty offered unique perspectives and provided me the ability to succeed in a dynamic field that is changing our healthcare delivery system.
— Ashley Swain,  M.S.HCI, '12
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