MSHI Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Health Informatics Admissions

Application Deadlines

The MSHI has rolling admissions; therefore, students wishing to begin the program during any of the six terms* available during an academic year, should submit a completed application at least two weeks before the term start date. Those applications received inside of two weeks before the term start date may be delayed acceptance until the next term.
*Please check the academic calendar for specific term start dates. 

Candidates for admission to the Limestone Master of Science in Health Informatics Program are evaluated based on ability and achievement.  The Master of Science in Health Informatics Admissions Committee will consider all components of the application in its admission decision.

M.S. - Master of Science in health Informatics Degree page

Each applicant must provide the following to be considered for Full Acceptance into the Master of Science in Health Informatics program:

  • Official undergraduate and any graduate degree transcripts from each regionally accredited college or university attended.
  • Completed prerequisite coursework with a grade of “C” or better in the following areas: computer programming and one of the following: college algebra (or higher) or statistics.
  • One of the following requirements is met:
    • Hold a graduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university
    • Hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum 2.6 overall GPA
  • Current/Updated Resume
  • Testing requirements:
    • No GRE or GMAT is required.
    • Students whose native language is not English must submit scores from either IELTS or TOEFL iBT. A score of 6.0 or higher is required for the IELTS. A score of 79 or higher is required for TOEFL iBT. This requirement may be waived if the student provides evidence of having completed an accredited ESL program or holds a degree from an accredited United States college or university.

Applicants who do not meet the full admission requirements are designated as conditional. The purpose of the conditional classification is to provide students an opportunity to compensate for any deficiencies. Students admitted to the Master of Science in Health Informatics on a conditional basis must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA during the first 9 hours of graded graduate credit.

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Health Informatics must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.


The curriculum for the Master of Science in Health Informatics consists of ten online courses (listed below) totaling 30 graduate hours.

Nine hours of Computer Science & Information Technology:

Fifteen hours of Healthcare Administration:

Three hours of Health Sciences:

Three hours of Mathematics:

2021-2022 Graduate Tuition

2022-2023 Graduate Tuition

Graduate Tuition

$1,950 per course ($650 pch)

Graduate Tuition

MBA, MSHI, MSW - $1,950 per course
MSN - $1,800 per course
MSAT - $500 per credit hour
M.Ed. - $1,350 per course for licensed teachers

Active Military Discounted Tuition

(-$100 per credit hour)
$1,650 per course ($550 pch)

Active Military Discounted Tuition

(-$100 per credit hour)

MBA, MSHI, MSW - $1,650 per course
MSN - $1,500 per course
MSAT - $400 per credit hour
M.Ed. – $1,050 per course

Fees

Graduation Fee - $150
Student Identity Verification Fee- $5

Fees

Graduation Fee - $150
Student Identity Verification Fee- $5