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Health Informatics - Graduate Certificate

The post-baccalaureate certificate in Health Informatics prepares graduates to assume entry level, mid-career or senior level positions within healthcare systems. Based on the students' experience, the certificate is customizable to their interests and career goals within health informatics venues.

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Program Information

Coursework

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements
HI 60401HEALTH INFORMATICS MANAGEMENT 3
HI 60403HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:12
HI 60402
LEGAL ISSUES IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 60410
HEALTH RECORDS MANAGEMENT
HI 60411
CLINICAL ANALYTICS
HI 60412
CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT
HI 60413
CHANGE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 60414
HUMAN FACTORS AND USABILITY IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 60415
HEALTH INFORMATICS INQUIRY AND ASSESSMENT
HI 60416
HEALTH INFORMATICS ISSUES: POLICY, POLITICS AND ETHICS
HI 60417
PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 60418
CLINICAL ANALYTICS II
HI 60636
STANDARDIZED TERMINOLOGIES IN HEALTHCARE
HI 60691
SEMINAR IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 60792
ELECTIVE INTERNSHIP IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 61095
SPECIAL TOPICS IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
HI 61096
INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN HEALTH INFORMATICS
Advisor Approved College of Communication and Information courses
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA Minimum Overall GPA
3.000
  • Students enrolled in the certificate can apply for admission to the master's degree and apply a maximum of 12 credit hours taken for the certificate program toward the master's program requirements.
Admissions

For more information about graduate admissions, visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admissions, visit the international admission website.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

For more information about graduate admissions, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester
    • Application deadline: April 15
  • Spring Semester
    • Application deadline: November 15
  • Summer Term
    • Application deadline: March 15

Applications submitted after these deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis.

Program Delivery
  • Delivery:
    • Online

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries

Computer and information research scientists

15.4%

much faster than the average

32,700

number of jobs

$126,830

potential earnings

Computer occupations, all other

5.7%

faster than the average

431,100

number of jobs

$92,870

potential earnings

Health information technologists, medical registrars, surgical assistants, and healthcare practitioners and technical workers, all other

7.9%

faster than the average

59,400

number of jobs

$51,840

potential earnings

Database administrators and architects

9.7%

much faster than the average

132,500

number of jobs

$98,860

potential earnings

Notice:

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.