Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

Improve patient care while advancing your career in an innovative field.

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Core Requirements​

Credits: 3

This course introduces data management and database technologies, including relational database systems and the structured query language (SQL).  In addition, data warehousing and more analytic databases also are introduced, along with online analytic processing (OLAP) tools to support decision making.  Data quality issues, emerging cloud databases and other special topics will round out the coverage. Finally, the course offers a brief introduction to data mining techniques.

Credits: 3

Introduction to Health Informatics is designed to provide a discussion of the various facets of health informatics of interest to the healthcare professional.

Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide a discussion of the various facets of MIS, including acquiring, storing and interpreting information of interest to the informaticist and healthcare professional.

Credits: 3

Integrated electronic medical records is designed to provide an overview of the functions, limitations, opportunities and challenges presented by this very rapidly developing branch of information technology in the healthcare environment.

Total Courses

Curriculum and tuition are subject to change. Please contact a student services representative for the most current information.

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Average salary of computer and information system managers in the U.S.*

*U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019, 11-3021 Edition, Computer and Information Systems Managers at

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. Information provided is not intended to represent a complete list of hiring companies or job titles, and degree program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.

Academic Calendar

SUMMER 1 – 2021

Application Deadline April 16, 2021
Start Date May 3, 2021
End Date June 27, 2021

SUMMER 2 – 2021

Application Deadline June 11, 2021
Start Date June 28, 2021
End Date August 22, 2021

FALL 1 – 2021

Application Deadline August 6, 2021
Start Date August 23, 2021
End Date October 17, 2021

FALL 2 – 2021

Application Deadline October 1, 2021
Start Date October 18, 2021
End Date December 12, 2021

SPRING 1 – 2022

Application Deadline December 17, 2021
Start Date January 10, 2022
End Date March 6, 2022

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