Competencies

Upon receiving an M.S. in the Health Informatics track of Public Health, the student will be able to: 

  • Select informatics methods appropriate for a given public health context 
  • Compare the health information system structure and function across regional national and international settings 
  • Assess population informatics needs, assets and capacities that affect communities’ health 
  • Propose strategies to identify stakeholders and build coalitions and partnerships for influencing public health informatics 
  • Communicate audience-appropriate public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation 
  • Apply systems thinking tools to a public health informatics issue