Master of Science in Health Informatics Admissions
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.
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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; if applicable, your foreign transcript must be sent through World Education Services or International Education Evaluations for evaluation;
- 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.
All applicants are welcome. 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.
If applicable, your foreign transcript must be sent to Limestone through one of the credit evaluation agencies listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) page. While Limestone does accept transcript evaluations from any organizations listed on the NACES page, the University’s preferred credit evaluation agencies are International Education Evaluations or World Education Services.
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.