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Health Care Informatics Certificate

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College : Health and Public AffairsDegree : CRT
Department : Health Management and InformaticsOption : N/A
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The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics allows students in health-related master's programs to gain general knowledge in health care informatics. The rapid growth of the industry demands individuals with health-related backgrounds to possess the technical knowledge in order to properly manage health care informatics applications.

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The graduate certificate in Health Care Informatics consists of 16 credit hours. Students will take the first two courses in the fall and the last two courses in the spring. Courses are offered in a lock-step, online format; therefore, students will be required to register for courses in the proper sequence the semester they are offered. 

Total Credit Hours Required:
16 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—16 Credit Hours

All students must take the following courses.

  • HIM 5118C Health Care Informatics and Information Technology (Fall semester, 4 credit hours)
  • HIM 6119C Biostatistics and Decision Analysis (Fall semester, 4 credit hours)
  • HIM 6123C Health Informatics Applications: Administrative, Financial, Clinical Project Management (Spring semester, 4 credit hours)
  • HIM 6122C System Analysis and Design (Spring semester, 4 credit hours)    

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline(s). Students need to be enrolled in a health related graduate program or have already earned a health related masters degree or could be pursuing their M.D. Admission to this certificate program is limited.   

Application Deadlines

Health Care Informatics Certificate Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants


Jul 15Dec 1Apr 15
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International Transfer Applicants