Degree Plans

Health Informatics, Certificate of Completion

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Division / Department: Business Programs / Health Information Technology
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The Health Informatics certificate program provides students with the foundation needed to work with database systems, use programming tools, communicate effectively, and understand medical terminology and health information systems.

Graduates will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to take on additional health care IT-related responsibilities or branch into new careers related to the management of patient data within electronic health record systems. Opportunities exist within large health care organizations, physician practices and vendors.

Marketable Skills

1. Application of software: word processing, database, data analytics. 2. Presentation of data.

3. Reporting of patient safety and quality management

through electronic systems.

4. Comply with ethical standards of practice. 5. Evaluate the consequences of a breach of healthcare ethics.

Semester I

ITCC 1310 Cisco Disc 1: Network Home/Small Bus or
ITNW 1354 Implementing and Support Servers
3 hours
ITSY 1342 Information Tech Security 3 hours
HITT 1205 Medical Terminology I 2 hours
HITT 1301 Health Data Content & Structure 3 hours
HITT 1353 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3 hours
14 hours

Semester II

BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3 hours
HITT 1311 Health Information Systems 3 hours
HITT 2343 Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement 3 hours
ITSW 1307 Introduction to Database 3 hours
ITSC 1305 Introduction to PC Operating Systems 3 hours
15 hours
Total hours:29 hours