Program:
Health Information Management

Degree Awarded:
Certificate in Healthcare Informatics

Application Deadlines:
Rolling Admissions
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Degree Overview

The certificate in Healthcare Informatics provides the fundamental knowledge in the subject areas of health care technology, health information systems and data analysis.

The 19-credit hour program addresses the resources and methods for managing health information. Successful completion of the program grants you eligibility to apply for a Clarkson College Certificate of Completion. As a graduate, you will be knowledgeable in clinical data standards, terminological systems, data exchange, security and privacy, as well as the analytical and input skills to serve an integral member of your health information technology and information systems teams.

Required Courses for Certificate in Healthcare Informatics

Course Requirements

(26 semester hours) All courses are 7.5-week or 6-week in duration besides ST310 & ST410 which are only offered in a full-semester format (15- or 12-weeks in duration).

Courses Semester Hours
BU 110 - Microsoft Office Applications 4
HM 215 - Data Management 3
HM 218 - Data Analysis and Visualization 3
HM 417 - Data Organization, Analysis, and Governance 4
HM 333 - Classification Systems and Reimbursement Methodologies 3
HM 240 - Introduction to Informatics 3
HM 340 - Healthcare Informatics 3
ST 310 - Statistics 3
ST 410 - Advanced Statistics for Public Healthcare 3
Total Semester Hours 29

After completion of the 26 semester hours, students are eligible to apply for a Clarkson College Certificate of Completion.

Once the 26 semester hours in the Certificate program have been completed, an additional 44 semester hours will fulfill the requirements for the Associate’s degree in Health Information Technology.

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.

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Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour
$620


Cost per Semester
$7,590 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$3,795 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Tuition
Undergraduate Tuition$620 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $25/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $150/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester

Career Overview

Median Salary

$41,430
Source: PayScale.com, 2019

Job Outlook

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

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