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College
Department
School of Library and Information Science-Information Architecture and Knowledge Management

Tel: 330-672-2782
E-mail: iakm@kent.edu
Web: http://iakm.kent.edu

The Health Informatics certificate provides competencies and knowledge in health information systems, health records management, clinical decision support systems and other areas relevant to developing and refining competencies in health informatics. 

HEALTH INFORMATICS CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS  (18 credits):
Course Title Credits
IAKM 60401 Health Informatics Management  3
  60403 Health Information Systems  3
  60410 Health Records Management  3
  61081 Capstone Experience  3
  61095 Selected Topics: Clinical Decision Support Systems  3
Choose from one of following:  3
IAKM 60002 Knowledge Organization Structures, Systems and Services (3)  
  60311 Business Process Management (3)  
  60402 Legal Issues in Health Informatics (3)  
    Course specifically approved by advisor (3)  
  Total: 18

Admission requirements are the same as for the full degree.

Students working on the certificate are permitted to enroll in the full program, and can use up to 12 credits of the courses taken to apply to the master's degree.

 

Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 51.2706
CIP title: Medical Informatics
AY 11 completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completion rate: N/A
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours: $452
Total costs for credit hours: $8,136
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code: 15-1051.01
SOC title: Informatics Nurse Specialists
ONET link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1051.01
Respondent placement rate: 0.00% N/A - no completers in recent year