The smart collection and use of data can drive better health outcomes. Earn your Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate online in approximately five months to help elevate your career and start improving patient care with informatics.
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This course provides new graduate students in the college with an introduction to strategies for success within the university’s adult learning model. Topics include program standards and objectives; graduate-level oral and written communication; locating, evaluating, and citing scholarly resources; and purposes and use of portfolios.
This course presents informatics as a strategic tool for the health administrator in sourcing and utilizing data.
This course will explore the ways in which data provides the foundation for healthcare information systems. Topics include the concepts of information and knowledge, as well as systems operations, reporting mechanisms, data exchange, and data taxonomies.
This course focuses on the implementation and management of clinical information systems. Topics include performing systems and interoperability assessments, determining key elements of system designs, planning for end-user training and support, and securing buy-in from stakeholders in the health care industry. Additionally, this course explores planning for IT security, disaster recovery and continuity, and new and advanced technologies.
General Education Courses
Requirements: 10 credits
You’ll need 10 credits to complete this Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate.
Your course schedule may vary based on transferable credits or credits earned through the University’s Prior Learning Assessment.
4 Core Courses
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for the online Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate.
Your prior eligible college credits can save you time and money, helping you graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted credits from 5,000+ institutions. Check to see if you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.
You may have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.
When you earn your online health care certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:
Perform a central technological role in the healthcare environment
Create health databases, health quality reporting and trends, and safeguards for electronic information
Implement the IT systems life cycle, including planning, analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation
Manage databases, IT systems operations, and information systems
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