Health Care Information Technology

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

Program Description

Health Care Information Technology

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

Master Health Care Information Technology

The Master degree study program ‘Health Care IT’ was developed with the vision and goal to meet the information technology as well as the organizational development requirements and challenges in the healthcare sector. Our students will learn to deal with these challenges through a thorough practice-oriented university education.

The core competence of the degree study program is the deepening of the fundamental understanding of the technical and organizational requirements within the information and communication technologies in the healthcare sector. Successful careers for our graduates are practically guaranteed through the acquired skill sets which can be put to use in solving the current requirements necessary in the fields of medical informatics, medical engineering and healthcare economics as well as future technical challenges.

Students can specialize in either of the following areas of emphasis

• Medical Engineering and Image Processing

• Health Informatics

Medical Engineering and Image Processing

The area of emphasis Life Science Technology focuses on topics in the area of medical engineering research and development. A special field of interest in this context is medical imaging systems and the resulting medical image processing. This career field provides an especially interesting interface between technology, organization and medicine.

• Medical device engineering

• Telemedicine

• Medical Imaging

• Medical Image Processing and Pattern Recognition

• Analog and Digital Signal and Process Data Processing

Health Informatics

The master study degree program HCIT emphasis Health Care Management & Economics connects business administration skills sets and know-how with (medical) technical expertise. Students receive a broad, yet specialized, view of the implementation of information technology and engineering as well as the organizational structures and processes in the healthcare sector.

• Process and Quality Management

• IT-Security

• Logistics in the Healthcare Sector

• Hospital Administration

• Healthcare Management and Economics

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
364 EUR
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NON EU Citizens: 31.03.2015
Start date Sept. 2017
Austria Klagenfurt
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NON EU Citizens: 31.03.2015
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Duration 2 years
Price 364 EUR