Academics

A Pioneering Approach for Advancing Health Care

Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) program provides students with multidisciplinary knowledge and a variety of skills, all designed with practical, real-world use in mind. We strive to:

  • Create thought leaders to innovate the business of health care
  • Improve cost, quality and performance of providers, payers and regulators using data and technology
  • Develop a deep understanding of health informatics
  • Instill fundamental business insights that inform the practices of health care organizations
  • Enhance career opportunities in the health sector for students
  • Build a network of national and global contacts for students

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Program Format

The MMCi program is a twelve-month degree designed with working professionals in mind.

  • The yearly program runs August to August, and is divided into four academic terms, each of which run twelve weeks.
  • A combination of on campus and online classes for twelve months.
  • Students take three courses per term, plus Ethics.
  • An exam period follows the end of each term that does not require students to be on campus.
  • Students are required to complete a practicum as part of the curriculum, fostering direct exposure to the health care system.

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Study Teams

To complete their coursework, students work in assigned teams of four to five people. As part of our philosophy, peer interaction is a major component of the program. Both face-to-face and technology-assisted communication expose students to a variety of backgrounds and points of view from their peers, mimicking the real-world health care industry.

Career Development

The MMCi program has career development built into its offering. A dedicated career coach leads networking events, hosts a seminar series, and connects our students with industry professionals both within and beyond the Duke University system.

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The online application is now available. No application fee, limited placements are available.

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