The Certificate in Health Informatics provides competencies and knowledge in health information systems, health records management, clinical decision support systems and other areas relevant to developing and refining competencies in health informatics. Admission requirements are the same as for the full degree. Students must complete 6 courses totaling 18 credits to successfully complete the Certificate program, five of which are required.
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Five Required Courses: 15 hours
IAKM 60401 – Health Information Management
IAKM 60403 – Health Information Systems
IAKM 60410 – Health Records Management
IAKM 61081 – Capstone: Leadership Studies
IAKM 61095 – Clinical Decision Support Systems
One Elective Course: 3 hours (Choose one of the following):
IAKM 60002 – Knowledge Organization Structures, Systems and Services
IAKM 60311 – Business Process Management
IAKM 60402 – Legal Issues in Health Information Management}
IAKM 604XX Course Specifically Approved by Your HI Advisor
Students working on the Certificate are permitted to change their enrollment to the full program and can use the courses taken (up to 12 hours) to apply to the Master’s degree. Download all course descriptions from the university catalog. See the HI Courses page for course availability.