Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate

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Better information, better health

The smart collection and use of data can drive better health outcomes. If you’re a healthcare professional who wants to learn how to use informatics to improve care, our Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate may be for you. The certificate is a 10 credit-bearing specialization available for students who have earned an undergraduate degree.

In this certificate program, you’ll study:

  • The central role of technology in the healthcare environment
  • Health databases, health quality reporting and trends, and safeguards for electronic information
  • The IT Systems Life Cycle — including planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation
  • Database management, IT systems operations and information systems

You’ll complete your certificate online in as little as 5 months by taking just one 6-week course* at a time, so you can balance work and life on the path to your graduate certificate.

*One course is 3 weeks

Course length:

6 weeks*

*One course is 3 weeks

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Requirements and prerequisites

Our healthcare certificate programs are designed in close collaboration with senior and executive leaders across the healthcare industry to anticipate emerging needs and trends in the health sector. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® Graduate Healthcare Informatics certificate can help you develop the skills you’ll need in the world of healthcare.

Core courses

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Introduction To Graduate Study In Health Sciences/nursing hcs504
Concepts Of Health Care Informatics hci500
Systems Life Cycle hci510
Data Management And Design hci520

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Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, students who graduate from the College of Health Professions should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate, you can:

Lock in your tuition

We promise you’ll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your program. Count on your tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Learn on your schedule

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working adults, our Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate can be completed in short, manageable, 6-week courses.

Diversify your skill set

Get into technical and IT opportunities in healthcare, positioning yourself to use information and data to improve patient and provider outcomes.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Graduate Healthcare Informatics Certificate, you’ve got the way.

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