The online Certificate in Healthcare Informatics program provides an intensive introduction to the evolving field of medical/health informatics and provides students the knowledge and skills necessary to the application of information technology (IT) in the provision of healthcare. This three-course comprehensive certificate program is designed for information professionals, clinical personnel and health care support personnel who want to increase their knowledge of health information technology and management of the complex social and organizational issues surrounding this major change in health care.
Students who have completed the certificate and wish to pursue a Master’s in Health Informatics may apply credits from the certificate toward the 45-credit master's degree program.
Healthcare Informatics Certificate Curriculum
- 1 required course: INFO 648 Healthcare Informatics
- Select 2 elective courses from the following: INFO 608 Human-Computer Interaction; INFO 623 Social Network Analytics; INFO 659 Introduction to Data Analytics; INFO 731 Managing Health Informatics Projects; INFO 732 Healthcare Informatics: Planning & Evaluation; INFO 733 Public Health Informatics
For more information on curriculum, please visit the Drexel University Catalog.
Admissions Requirements for the Healthcare Informatics Certificate
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Online Master's Degree in Health Informatics Available
Drexel CCI's online MS in Health Informatics program is ideal for for professionals who are seeking leadership roles in an increasingly patient-centered and data-driven environment. The MS in Health Informatics program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).* Students who graduate from CCI’s CAHIIM-accredited program are eligible to sit for professional certification exams including Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) offered by AHIMA.
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