Medical Sciences (M.A.) - Health Informatics

Medical Sciences (M.A.) - Health Informatics

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
MSCI 500Foundations of Biomedical Sciences3
MSCI 510Foundations of Medical Anatomy I4
MSCI 520Principles of Physiology I4
MSCI 530Introduction to Human Metabolism and Disease4
MSCI 640Ethics in Health Sciences3
MSCI 660Principles of Cellular Biology4
Total Hours22
Health Informatics Cognate
INFO 505Health Informatics3
INFO 545Health Information Systems and Integrated Technologies3
Choose six credit hours of the following:6
Database Design and Development
Health Systems and Delivery
Principle of Medical Genetics
Total Hours12

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 34 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than B- may be applied to the degree
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
MSCI 500 Foundations of Biomedical Sciences 3
MSCI 510 Foundations of Medical Anatomy I 4
MSCI 520 Principles of Physiology I 4
INFO 505 Health Informatics 3
Second Semester
MSCI 530 Introduction to Human Metabolism and Disease 4
MSCI 640 Ethics in Health Sciences 3
MSCI 660 Principles of Cellular Biology 4
INFO 545 Health Information Systems and Integrated Technologies 3
Second Year
First Semester
Health Informatics Elective 1 3
Health Informatics Elective 1 3
 Total Hours34

Choose from the following courses: CSIS 525, HLTH 501, INFO 535, or MSCI 505

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