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Health Informatics Certificate

Temple University

24 months
Duration
1000 USD/credit 6000 USD/year
1000 USD/credit 6000 USD/year
1000 USD/credit 6000 USD/year
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About

The Health Informatics Certificate in Temple University's College of Public Health is a 12-credit, online certificate that teaches students the practical skills they need to advance on their current career in healthcare or enter the rapidly expanding field of health informatics.

Overview

Health informatics is the application of information technology to healthcare professions with the aim of creating tools and procedures that facilitate the diagnosis and treatment of patients. This field includes the knowledge, skills and tools that enable information to be collected, managed, used and shared to support the delivery of healthcare and promote health.

About this Program

Courses in this Health Informatics Certificate program from Temple University are taught by industry leaders, who will train you to use widely deployed electronic health record systems. The certificate program expands your understanding of

  • evaluation of health information technology;
  • data standards and vocabularies;
  • security and privacy requirements; and
  • the impact of IT on healthcare business practices and strategy.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Fundamentals of Health Informatics
  • Health Information Systems: Design and Decision Making
  • Privacy and Security: Protecting Healthcare Data
  • Health Data: Standards and Interoperability

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline
  • Standardized Test Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 USD per credit during 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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