Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

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Health Care Informatics Admission Criteria

Master of Science

  • Bachelor's degree from an approved, accredited school
  • Basic computer and information management skills
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Basic statistics course
  • Medical terminology course
  • Minimum of 50 hours as a volunteer in an acute care setting (Letter of Verification Required)
  • One year of work experience preferred
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Completion of the University Application for the Master of Science in Health Care Informatics
  • One official transcript from each college or university attended
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Resume/CV
  • Interview (only qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview based on initial review of their application)
  • International applicants must meet additional requirements for admission http://www.sandiego.edu/admissions/graduate/international/

The priority application deadline is March 1 for Fall and November 1 for Spring. All materials must be received by the priority deadlines to receive priority consideration.