Online Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics - Curriculum & Duration

The comprehensive curriculum spans four courses offered sequentially over two semesters, with each course lasting eight weeks.  Courses are offered in an asynchronous format, and include material on:

  • The architecture behind health data collection and processing
  • Data privacy and security
  • Regulations governing healthcare IT
  • Database management
  • Major programming languages
  • Coding standards
  • Students must successfully complete a total of 12 credit hours, comprised of four three-credit courses.

Required Courses

Course Name Credits
Introduction to Health Informatics 3 credits
Health Information Systems 3 credits
Data Management Utilization 3 credits
Strategic Planning in Health Information Technology 3 credits
Total Credits: 12 credits