Health Informatics is the science that defines how health information is captured, used, and transmitted to support improved care delivery, outcomes, and better population health. The Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics program combines a foundation in healthcare systems with information technology and data analytics to provide the knowledge and skills to be successful in the rapidly growing and dynamic field of Health Informatics.
There is a high demand for individuals with the specialized knowledge required to apply information technology and analytics to healthcare. Careers range from working for healthcare systems, insurance companies, and IT vendors to healthcare start-ups in mHealth, Internet of Things (IoT), and emerging opportunities such as blockchain and consumer facing-APIs.
Dr. Gary Ozanich
Director of MS in Health Informatics Program
NKU students are gaining professional experience with area businesses such as Duke Energy, Fidelity Investments, The Cincinnati Reds, Hewlett-Packard, Kroger, Procter & Gamble and The Cincinnati Bengals.