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Online Graduate Certificate in HEALTH INFORMATICS

Program Highlights

  • 100% online
  • Option to transition into a full masters program in Software Engineering with all CHI credits
  • Aimed to meet national need for health IT professionals
  • Competitive tuition
  • Full tuition coverage available for veterans, under Post-9/11 GI Bill

The certificate requirements are made up of five 3-credit courses, doable within a year:

  • CSC 8200: Health Informatics and eHealth Systems
  • CSC 8210: Healthcare Safety, Security, Law and Ethics
  • CSC 8220: Software Engineering and Health Informatics
  • CSC 8230: Database Systems and Health Informatics
  • CSC 9010: Special Topics

Admission Requirements

Admission to the graduate certificate in Health Informatics program requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. In addition, 3+ years of work experience in health, IT, or a related technical field is required. A computer programming background, either through formal courses or on-the-job training, is a requirement. Thus, a resume listing the candidate's position and responsibilities will be part of the required documents for the application process. In addition, a written statement of purpose and career goals, plus at least two letters of recommendation, will be required. Students can begin in the Summer, Fall, or Spring semester.

Application: Complete the online application form.

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Important Notices for Online Prospective and Current Students

The following includes important information regarding the University’s authorization status, students’ responsibilities related to relocation and programs leading to professional licensures, and the complaint process for online students.

Read the Notices for Distance Education Programs

Contact Information

Department of Computing Sciences
Tel: 610.519.7310
Fax: 610.519.7889

Director of Graduate Programs:  Dr. Vijay Gehlot