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Master of Library and Information Science / Master of Science Health Informatics Dual Degree

Designed for the student seeking a career in the field of health information management with opportunities in health sciences libraries, academia, information technology (IT), hospital management, hospital information systems, corporate research centers, and corporate IT.

The dual MLIS–M.S. in Health Informatics program requires completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours of graduate course work. Students must apply for admission to the master’s programs of both the Department of Library and Information Science and the Department of BioHealth Informatics within the first academic year and meet the admission criteria established for each. The two degrees must be awarded simultaneously.

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Prerequisite (3 cr.)

Students must complete LIS S500 Methods and Tools for the Information Profession. This course is required the first semester for all MLIS
students.

Required LIS Courses (18 cr.)

Directed LIS Electives (Minimum 12 cr.)

LIS Program Electives (Maximum 9 cr.)

Health Informatics Requirements

Plus a minimum of 30 credit hours is required in the Department of BioHealth Informatics for the Master of Science degree.