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Health Sciences Degree Health Informatics Concentration

Format: In person on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah
Credit Hours: 124

Customize your Bachelor of Health Sciences degree with a concentration in Health Informatics and become a unique asset in a rapidly growing, high-demand field.

At Georgia Southern University, we train you to become a unique asset in the high-demand field of health informatics. Building on a foundation in information technology and data management, your Bachelor of Health Sciences degree immerses you in the cutting edge technology used throughout the healthcare industry.

A career in health informatics will have you working alongside professionals who use thoughtfully designed, implemented and managed health information systems to improve the health of individuals, groups and populations. You’ll support research, manage clinical workflow tasks, control health information databases and improve healthcare information security.

HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate

Georgia Southern’s Healthcare Informatics program is proud to be a HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate (AOA) Program.

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Jobs in Health Informatics

With a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree and a concentration in Health Informatics, you’ll be equipped to seek entry-level work in the healthcare industry such as:

  • Pharmacy or nutrition informaticist
  • Health information system specialist
  • Systems integration specialist
  • Health information technologist
  • Health systems planner
  • Health informaticist
  • Health information manager
  • Clinical informaticist
  • Informatics analyst
  • Health care manager
  • Administrator
  • Project coordinator
  • Data analyst
  • Systems designer
  • Health policy analyst
  • Health policy researcher
  • Healthcare advocate
  • Community health worker

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Program Coordinator

Paula Tillman, DNP, RN, CPHIMS
Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154G

Armstrong Campus

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Dept #4076
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419

Statesboro Campus

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
P.O. Box 8076
Statesboro, GA 30460

HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate

HIMSS is the healthcare industry’s membership organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.

As an Academic Organizational Affiliate, we can offer industry specific health information and technology resources, give our students access to career-boosting connections, and provide HIMSS individual memberships to all students. 

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Last updated: 5/18/2023