2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate in Health Informatics

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Health Informatics Certificate Program Overview

Complexity of health care delivery and reform drives the need for health informatics skills

Health care increasingly focuses on management of outcomes, value-based care and public health, increasing the demand for professionals with skills in health records analysis and health information systems. The Certificate in Health Informatics from Clark’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) provides the pragmatic informatics skills and knowledge for people who want to enter this growing field or position themselves for the next level of career advancement.

Certificate in Health Informatics Requirements

Our Certificate in Health Informatics consists of four courses - two required and two electives. Our electives let you focus on related information management disciplines or on health care operations. All courses are conducted in an online or hybrid model, providing maximum flexibility.

Start dates in January, June or September


Required Courses

MSIT 3450 - Health Informatics  

MSIT 3440 - Special Topics: Information Technology  Health Data & Health Records Systems

Elective Courses (choose 2) 

MSIT 3650 Health Industry Entrepreneurship

MPA 3040 - Health Care Administration  

MPA 3930 - Fundamentals of Business Analysis  

MSIT 3350 - Data Mining With Splunk  

MSIT 3860 - Data Management for Information Technology  

Faculty in the Program of Health Informatics

You’ll study with practitioners at the forefront of health informatics and information technology, who work at institutions including Tufts Medical Center, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Reliant Medical Group, and who bring contemporary perspectives to the classroom.

Our faculty members love to teach and mentor, and see themselves as facilitators who can help you put your aspirations into practice while you take your career to the next level.

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