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Health Information Technology, M.H.I.T.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Our hybrid degree program is designed to produce highly qualified professionals and leaders with expertise in both information technology and health administration.

This degree is perfect for students and professionals with either a health care or an information technology background who wish to deepen their skills and knowledge. Students who take it online pay the same tuition rate as in-state residents, while fellowships are available for on-campus students to help with their tuition.

Program Highlights

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    CAHIIM Accreditation

    Receive a quality and certified education in health informatics and information management.

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    Student Recommended

    Join a program that has been recommended by more than 95 percent of our alumni.

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    Work Experience

    Earn valuable work experience with a professional internship or practicum in a health IT setting.

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    Course Variety

    Take courses offered by the College of Engineering and Computing, the College of Nursing and the Arnold School of Public Health.

What You’ll Study

Our gateway course, Management of Health Information Systems, introduces students to the field with industry guest speakers, computer simulations, and professional group and individual projects. Other courses cover engineering and computing, nursing and public health, and you can take them wherever you are.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Leadership

    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Project Management

    Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals

    Medical Terminology

    Understanding and using specialized language and vocabulary in health care settings

  • Systems Analysis

    Studying and improving complex systems to optimize performance and efficiency


    Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective


    Introducing new ideas, methods or products to improve performance or achieve a specific goal

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Chief Nursing Information Officer
  • Vice President of Clinical Informatics
  • Director of Clinical Information Systems
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Director of Medical Informatics

Workplace Settings

  • Health Care
  • Government

Advanced Degrees

Advance your career or options with post-graduate education.

Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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