Program:
Administration & Management

Degree Awarded:
Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics.

Length of Program:
3 semesters

Application Deadlines:
Rolling Admissions
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Degree Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics prepares you to help transform health care decisions through the collection, analysis and application of health data. Health data is consistently generated by patients and health care entities, which can be used for innovation and critical decision making to benefit our communities. This is the driving force behind the field of informatics. Coursework focuses on developing your skills in health care information sytems,  project management, management of health information, data analysis and strategic integration.

The 18-credit hour curriculum is available online so that professionals can continue to work full-time while earning your certificate. Courses are six weeks in duration, allowing you to focus on specific topics within the curriculum.

Required Courses for Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics

Required Courses
Courses Semester Hours
MB 821 - Healthcare Data Analytics 3
MB 836 - Health Care Project Management 3
MB 845 - Management of Health Information 3
MB 846 - Fundamentals of Informatics 3
MB 848 - Systems and Database Design 3
MB 850 - Healthcare Information Systems 3
Total Semester Hours 18
All courses are 6 weeks in duration.

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2020-21 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.

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Graduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour
$621


Cost per Semester
$3,826 - Full-time (6 hrs)
$1,913 - Part-time (3 hrs)

Tuition
Graduate Tuition $621 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $35/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $100/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester

Career Overview

Median Salary

$82,210
Payscale.com, 2020

Job Outlook

The health care administration field is projected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Career Options

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