2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Informatics Certificate

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The Health Informatics certificate is intended for individuals who want to gain competencies in health information management, health data analytics, clinical decision support technologies, and the secure exchange of information between clinicians and patients that complies with prevailing regulations and laws. Students will gain necessary skills in statistical methods such as probability concepts, inferential statistics, and data modeling, and use these skills to derive valuable information from data to help solve complex business problems and identify opportunities. Training will incorporate the use of a statistical package such as SAS. Prospective students are encouraged to have prior course work in statistical methods.

Program Requirements

Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. Overall minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. Two years of work experience in health care related fields. Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to evaluate applicant’s ability to pursue graduate study. Prospective students can complete the Health Informatics certificate courses as a stand-alone certificate. Courses completed will count towards the MBA program if student choose to pursue an MBA later. 

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