Graduate Programs

We offer four Master's Accelerated Online Programs:

  • Master of Science in Health Sciences, Concentration in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Master of Science in Health Sciences, Concentration in Nutrition
  • Master of Science in Health Sciences, Concentration in Healthcare Informatics
  • Master of Science in Health Sciences, Concentration in Health Care Administration
  • Starting Fall 2020 - Master of Science in Health Sciences, Concentration in Health Professions Education & Technology

The growing field of healthcare administration or healthcare management is a rewarding career in which you can make a difference in the lives and outcomes of patients in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation facilities and more.   Salaries vary with education level, years of experience and type of healthcare setting.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 20% growth in the healthcare industry between 2016 and 2026.  Learn more about careers in healthcare administration. 

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Congratulations to Ms. Kim Garcia and Dr. Zasha Romero representing MSHS and Kinesiology Online graduate programs and be recognized at the Graduate Coordinator Summit this morning! Respective ranking for the two programs are #14 and #8 in the nation. MSHS also revived an enrollment achievement recognition from the Graduate School.


Careers in Informatics

Launch your Career in Informatics
Biomedical Informatics is a growing field that optimizes the use of information in health care. Employment opportunities can be found in pharmacies, hospitals, insurance companies, technology startups, medical research labs, and more. The training required will depend upon an individual’s education and experiential background. Post-baccalaureate certificates and master’s degrees are most common. PhD’s and professional doctoral degrees are for researchers and executives.

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The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been selected as one of the Best Online Master's in Health Science programs for 2018!

Congratulations to the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences! Their Master of Science in Health Sciences programs has been ranked #7 in the U.S.

Best Online Master's in Health Science Programs