Advanced Graduate Medical Informatics Program
The field of medical informatics unites information technology with health care to improve patient safety, maximize operational efficiency, and reduce costs. Students enrolled in the fundamentals of medical informatics certificate will gain the knowledge in both health care and information technology to further understand the burgeoning field of medical informatics. Students will learn from experts in medicine and health information technology who have been instrumental in driving innovate solutions and establishing national health care informatics standards.
To earn a certificate, students must complete the following six courses.
- CIS 413 - Telecommunications and Computer Networks
- CIS 417 - Database Systems Design and Implementation
- MED_INF or MHI 401 - American Health Care System
- MED_INF or MHI 402 - Introduction to Clinical Thinking
and any two additional MED_INF or MHI courses.
In some cases, students who have completed equivalent coursework previously may be allowed to replace the required course with another course in the field.
Please note that courses completed in the certificate program cannot be transferred to the corresponding graduate degree.