Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology Systems
The Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology Systems prepares health care professionals to support the collection, management, retrieval, exchange, and/or analysis of information in electronic form, in health care and public health organizations. This role functions to provide comprehensive management of health care information and its secure exchange between health care consumers and providers. Completion of the Graduate Certificate requires 15 semester credit hours of study. The certified specialist works within the health care environment interacting with both health care professionals and Information Technology experts. The following subject areas are offered in the certificate program: Introduction to Healthcare Informatics; Database Management Systems; Information Systems Security and Privacy; Information Systems Life Cycle; Semantic Representation. Training and coursework towards the certificate maintains a broad perspective of health care informatics while providing an in-depth knowledge of nursing informatics. The same graduate admission process applies to the Graduate Certificate Program.
Program of Study
See Health Information Technology Systems (Graduate Certificate) for a complete overview of all requirements, important information, and suggested course sequencing for the program.