Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Health Sciences Degree – Health Informatics Concentration

Technology is revolutionizing the way that healthcare is delivered both in the United States and around the world. The health informatics concentration focuses on improving patient care and outcomes through the use of information systems. Professionals in the field of health informatics strive to improve the health of individuals, groups and populations through innovative information technology that is thoughtfully designed, implemented and managed, and that is responsive to both present and future needs.

The health informatics concentration prepares students for entry-level careers in the rapidly growing field of health informatics and health information systems selection, implementation and management. Graduates of the program can expect to find plentiful employment opportunities as health informaticists, health information systems specialists, systems implementation specialists and related job fields in hospitals, clinics and other health care delivery systems.

With a Bachelor of Health Sciences with an emphasis in health informatics from Georgia Southern University, you’ll become a unique asset in the high-demand field of health informatics.

For more information about the program, contact the Health Informatics Program Coordinator, Dr. Paula Tillman.

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Last updated: 3/25/2019

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