The Health Informatics graduate certificate is entirely online and focuses on introducing students to the core competencies for the health informatics profession. This program focuses on the application of computers to generate, validate, secure and integrate healthcare data so it can be effectively used to support the decision-making activities of clinical and administrative professionals.
This program is offered in a distance learning format and generally can be completed in three semesters or less. The courses that comprise this certificate program may also be applied to the department's master's degree program.
Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics, the student will:
- Evaluate healthcare technologies, information systems, and processes to improve care
- Utilize data for healthcare performance and research
Students must achieve the following program requirements for all courses listed under "Program Required Courses" for the Health Informatics Certificate.
Major Credits: 18
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum Grade: C
Foundational course requirement: Inferential Statistics
Program Required Courses
|HIF 6010||Foundations Health Informatics||3|
|HIF 6230||Human Factors and Usability Assessment||3|
|HIF 6537||Systems Design and Software Development||3|
|HIM 6505||Database Methods Clin Info Mgt||3|
|HIM 6508||Healthcare Data Analytics||3|
|HIM 6509||Med Vocab & Classif Systems||3|