Chatham University

Certificates of Completion - Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Analytics

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for health information managers is expected to grow by 23% from 2012-2022, with consumers, technology and legislation paving the way. And the integration of healthcare and technology is only increasing.

Be prepared - and stay ahead of the curve - with Certificates of Completion in Healthcare Informatics or Healthcare Analytics. Both are 12-credit, fully online graduate certificates that prepares professionals to thrive in areas where business, technology, and healthcare meet.

  • 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.

  • Certificates can be completed in two or three semesters. Chatham, a leader in health science graduate education for over 25 years, also offers a fully online, 30-credit Masters of Healthcare Informatics degree, which your certificate can help you earn.

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  Healthcare Informatics Healthcare Analytics
Required:
  • Project Management I
  • Integrating Technology into a Healthcare Environment
  • Database Management for Evidence-based Decision Making
  • Project Management I
  • Integrating Technology into a Healthcare Environment
  • Foundational Data Analytics
One of:
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Virtual Engagement to Improve Health
  • Health Policy and Informatics
  • Healthcare Delivery System
  • Health Policy and Informatics
  • Virtual Engagement to Improve Health
  • Database Management for Evidence-Based Decision Making

Why earn a graduate certificate?

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

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


Tuition and Fees

$500 per credit, 12 credits


Healthcare Informatics Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  • Strengthen communication and collaboration skills when integrating technology into a health related setting
  • Improve the healthcare delivery processes involving technology through workflow analysis and change management
  • Apply data management and analytic skills in decisions-making
  • Integrate project management concepts when changing current processes

Healthcare Analytics Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the program, the student will be able to:

  • Enhance analytic skills and techniques to influence decision making
  • Utilize key business strategies that impact cost and quality of healthcare delivery
  • Apply change management techniques to improve the healthcare delivery process
  • Integrate project management concepts when changing current processes

Admission Requirements

  • Resumé
  • Completed free online application
  • A bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts showing highest degree obtained

Admissions materials may be submitted to:

Chatham University
Berry Hall
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Fax: (412) 365-1609
Email: GradAdmission@chatham.edu


Contact info

Graduate Admission
Chatham University
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Email: GradAdmission@chatham.edu
Phone: 412-365-1825
Toll free: 866-815-2050
Fax: 412-365-1609

You may also contact Debra M Wolf, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, program coordinator
Email: dwolf@chatham.edu
Phone: 412-365-1547

Healthcare Informatics Graduate Certificate

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