New 100% Online Credentials Help Students on Path to a Brighter Future in the Growing Field of Health Informatics USF Health Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida is now the only medical school offering a Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics online.

TAMPA, Fla., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting 21% faster-than-average growth in medical and health informatics, USF Health is preparing students with a new Master of Science in Health Informatics and for-credit Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics – 100% online. Students will now be ready to meet the demand for experts who can analyze and manage electronic health data in today's rapidly shifting healthcare industry.

The Right Skills for Right Now

"The outlook for these highly specialized careers is at an all-time high for those with the right skills," said Adrian Marrullier, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the University Alliance. "USF Health is offering students an outstanding curriculum, in a truly cutting-edge program that positions them for long-term career success."

Two Programs, Many Exciting Careers

Whether students choose a master's degree or graduate certificate, they will have a plethora of career opportunities in the health and medical fields. Graduates with a master's degree will be able to vie for careers as Chief Information Officer, Chief Medical Information Officer, Nursing Informatics Specialist, HIM Director and Clinical Data Analyst. While Certificate recipients will be eligible for careers that include: Health Information Managers, Electronic Medical Record Keepers and Health Information Consultants.

World-Class Education and Convenience

USF Health's online graduate programs are powered by University Alliance, the leading facilitator of e-learning in the United States. All programs feature streamed and downloadable MP3 and MP4 lectures available via computer, tablet or other mobile device anytime, anywhere. No campus attendance is required, so coursework never has to interfere with work, family and other commitments.

A League of Their Own

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida is the only medical school in the country offering graduate programs in health informatics 100% online. The programs focus on the structure, dynamics, design, implementation and maintenance of the information systems used to support the processing of health data into information suitable for decision making.

"With the radical transformation of the healthcare industry, USF Health is leading the way with its revolutionary team approach to medical care and research," said Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine. "USF Health will be providing students with a world-class education to meet the huge demands and opportunities in the burgeoning field of health informatics."

For more information or to enroll in the University of South Florida's health informatics graduate programs, visit or call toll-free at 855-295-1866.

About USF Health

USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science and the USF Physician's Group. The University of South Florida is a global research university ranked 50th in the nation by the National Science Foundation for both federal and total research expenditures among all U.S. universities.

About University Alliance
The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as professional certificate programs, from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country.

Contact Information
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
813-621-6200, ext. 328

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