Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are as follows:

  • Baccalaureate degree in a health-related discipline
  • Practicing health care professional
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Three letters of recommendation from previous college instructors or immediate supervisors
  • Foreign applicants whose native language is not English must submit results of TOEFL, with minimal score of 550, 213 on the computerized version
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal interview with the admissions committee
  • Ability to meet published technical standards of the College of Allied Health Sciences and the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management
  • A completed application form including an essay describing the applicant's career goals. A non-refundable application fee must accompany the application.

Retention Requirements

Each student must maintain a 3.0 average and a grade of B or above in each course to remain in the program.

Graduation Requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of 33 semester credit hours of graduate level coursework.
  • Completion of coursework with a 3.0 average. A grade of B or above in each core course is required.
  • Meet technical standards for the degree.
  • Discharge all financial obligations to the University and removal of all deficiencies documented by the Registrar.
  • Attendance at graduation is encouraged. Those unable to attend commencement must obtain permission to receive the degree in absentia by filing a written request with the Dean of the College.

Contact Us

Dr. Marcia Sharp
Program Director
920 Madison Avenue
Suite 518
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6486
E-mail: informatics@uthsc.edu

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