The health care informatics certificate program provides an opportunity for health care professionals to acquire knowledge and skills in the rapidly progressing field of informatics. If you are interested in helping health care organizations to maximize the use of health information technologies, this certificate will combine your clinical expertise with informatics knowledge and skills. The certificate is targeted to those health care professionals new to the field of informatics and to those practicing in the field who seek additional knowledge in the field.
All of these skills are highly marketable and will help you stand out.
What Makes This Health Care Informatics Program Unique?
The online informatics program has a long and established history, and was 1 of 9 nine colleges that received ARRA University-based funding by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology. The certificate program has over 190 graduates who are working in the field. You will be in courses with other health care professionals from across the country.
In the 2015 rankings of master's programs by U.S. News & World Report, the College of Nursing ranked as 5th in the nation for online graduate education.
The Informatics Specialty courses are built upon a learner centered model that incorporates the best practices of teaching and learning in an online environment. The faculty serves as guides to facilitate your learning by creating a learning environment that allows you to interact with content, fellow learners, and with the faculty. Our courses focus on translating knowledge into practice. Learners are engaged in real world scenarios to learn the necessary knowledge and skills to address informatics solutions within the health care environment. In addition, Learners are also able to interact with national and international health care informatics leaders through:
- video conferencing
- collaborative social networking tools
The learning environment not only provides not only an entirely online program but also allows for you to create a network of colleagues and experts that will guide you as you enter your new informatics career.