The University of Colorado College of Nursing has offered a masters in science degree related to health care informatics for more than a decade. Individuals that receive scholarships through this program must complete the masters degree program within two years and attend full time. Scholarship recipients must complete the master’s degree within the two-year time frame or will forfeit the scholarship and must repay all scholarship funds back to the university. Individuals must follow the master’s degree admission process and be admitted into the program to be considered for this scholarship.
We have two master of science degree programs available:
College of Nursing
The College of Nursing offers a 34 credit master of science (MS) in nursing with a specialization in health care informatics. This MS program is available to nurses and more information is available on the College of Nursing MS in health care informatics page.
Clinical Sciences Graduate Program
The clinical sciences (CLSC) graduate program, which is associated with the Colorado Clinical Translational Science Institute (CCTSI), offers a PhD and a 30 credit master of science in clinical sciences (MSCS). The overall goal of these programs is to train nationally competitive clinician scientists by providing a formal, structured and rigorous educational program in the clinical sciences. MSCS graduates will obtain a set of useful and practical skills for collaborative, team-based research focused on clinical and translational questions. For more information on this program, visit the CCTSI website.
Masters Degree Scholarship Requirements
- Online MS program must be completed in two years of full-time study.
- Tuition and fee expenses will be supported by this grant to the level of 60% of applicable tuition and mandatory university fees for the program, not to exceed $16,000 per trainee per year.
- Trainee stipends are not to exceed $7,500 per trainee per year.
- University-provided health insurance expenses are not to exceed $2,000 per trainee per year.
- Stipend recipients are bound to Section 117 of the Internal Revenue Code for tax treatment of scholarships.