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Information technology drives changes in the delivery of healthcare information that can improve patient care. Organizations need highly qualified and educated professionals to lead and direct health informatics initiatives.
The health information technology post-baccalaureate certificate (PBC) is designed to offer students an interdisciplinary curriculum that provides knowledge and skills in both health care and information technology. This program offers students specialized instruction to foster intellectual inquiry, critical thinking, creativity and adaptability to craft solutions that will address public and societal needs.
The program is intended for students who have a bachelor’s degree in a computing-related field and who wish to master information technology skills widely needed in the health care industry. The program may also interest you if:
When you’re ready to advance your education, you may seamlessly transfer your post-baccalaureate certificate credits toward the complete master’s degree program in applied information technology.
The program is offered in a hybrid format, with online and in-person courses.
Note: Graduate students from the College of Health Professions enrolling for the HIT PBC can replace AIT 600 with HLTH 652
Application deadlines and admission requirements for the certificate are the same as those for the applied information technology master’s program.