Healthcare Informatics & Analytics Certificates of Completion

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Healthcare Informatics & Analytics Certificates of Completion Overview

Looking to quickly acquire valuable healthcare informatics skills, but unsure if the full degree is right for you? Chatham now offers affordable, online certificates of completion in Healthcare Informatics and/or Healthcare Analytics. Each certificate can be completed in just four courses (12 credits). 

  • The Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Informatics will support professionals who focus on the management and integration of technology. Related job titles include but are not limited to systems analyst, informaticist, informatics specialist, project manager, and various clinical health professionals who specialize in information technology. 
  • The Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Analytics is for professionals whose positions are driven by data, reporting and use of health IT. Related job titles include but are not limited to analyst report writer, process improvement specialist, and clinical product analyst.

Program School
Application Deadline

Rolling

We evaluate applications on a rolling basis; however, we recommend that applicants apply as early as possible.

Credits Required

12

Certificates can be completed in two or three semesters.

Cost Per Credit

$500

Cost consists of program tuition (cost per credit times number of credits) as well as any applicable University and degree-specific fees.

Explore the Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Analytics Certificates of Completion:

  • Completed free online application
  • An earned bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts showing highest degree obtained
  • Resumé
  • If living outside of the USA, applicants must meet minimum English proficiency scores (pBT 550, iBT 80, IELTS score of 6.0) and participate in a virtual interview (via Zoom, WeChat, or Skype)
  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates and degree certificates must be in native language and be professional translated in English

Please note: All supporting documents must be copies of the official academic records issued in applicant's native language. If the institution of study issues academic records in English, please submit those as well. All documents must be submitted with literal word-for-word professional English translations for all documents issued.

Admissions materials may be submitted to:

Chatham University
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Pittsburgh, PA 15232 USA
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HCI631: Integrating Technology into a Healthcare Environment
This course will introduce students to key factors to be considered when integrating new technology within a healthcare environment. Understanding how to successfully create change, define current process, design future processes and complete a gap analysis using the four stages of a systems life cycle to successfully integrate or change technology.

HCI651: Database Management for Evidence-based Decision Making
This course will assist the student in understanding the various database systems used within a healthcare setting. Key to this course is understanding how healthcare professionals can collect and extract data from database systems to assess the organizations performance and impact on patient outcomes.

HCI502: Healthcare Delivery Systems
In this course, students will be engaged in dynamic content to gain an understanding of the role of information systems within healthcare delivery. The course provides an introduction to the use of information technology, information systems, data, and informatics in regards to health care delivery system entities and functions.

View Full Curriculum for Certificate in Healthcare Informatics

View Full Curriculum for Certificate in Healthcare Analytics

Today, Health Informatics plays a critical role in every aspect of a health driven organization, facility, or profession. By leveraging technology, data, and the wisdom of various professionals, decision-making can be strengthened, influencing how care is delivered in the traditional and virtual setting. By leveraging health IT, individuals can impact the quality of care individuals receive and the manner in which care is provided.

—Debra M. Wolf, Ph.D., MSN, BSN, RN, FAAOHN, Director of Healthcare Informatics Program

Our Faculty

Faculty within the MHI program are considered experts in the field of healthcare informatics.

Full Faculty
Debra Wolf
Director, Healthcare Informatics; Professor of Nursing and Healthcare Informatics

Why Earn a Graduate Certificate of Completion?

Most industries these days require that employees gain new skillsets, but it's not always the right time to pursue a graduate degree. Certificates of completion allow students to increase expertise (and value to their employer) in a quantifiable way at what is often a lower cost and lower time commitment than a formal degree.

Stepping Stone to Master's Degree

In addition to its immediate benefits, certificates of completion can also be a stepping stone into a Master's degree. Students completing a certificate can easily transfer their credits into the MHI program, gaining familiarity with the instructors and general material that make for an exceptionally smooth graduate experience.

Program Approved

The MHI program is an Approved Education Partner of HIMSS (Health Information Management System Society). Chatham’s program has met the rigorous standards set by HIMSS to design, create, and deliver quality health information and technology education.