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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Health Informatics

Birmingham, AL


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The University of Alabama at Birmingham


The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Health Informatics is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Thesis, administrative internship, or project



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 30th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, course work in computing fundamentals and programming, letters of recommendation, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended
IELTS: Recommended

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 31.71%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown 2.44%


Male (31%)
Female (68%)


Focus of faculty research: Healthcare/medical informatics, natural language processing, application of expert systems, graphical user interface design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Gerald L. Glandon
Program Director
Phone: 205-934-3509
Fax: 205-975-6608