The certificate program in health informatics is designed for individuals experienced in handling and processing highly sensitive and confidential medical information. This program is available in the online format.
Admission to the Program
- Must meet all general requirements for admission to the graduate school of Mississippi College.
- Must hold a bachelor's degree in one of the Healthcare Sciences from an accredited college or university, or hold a bachelor's degree in a related field, such as, but not limited to:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Computer Science
Healthcare Administration Information Science (Library Science)
- Applicants should have a working knowledge of information systems theory and design and a minimum of two years' work experience in a healthcare or information management setting.
- Must hold an undergraduate GPA of 2.75.
Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Courses:
HIM 6500 Foundation in Management Information Systems (3 sem. hrs.)
HIM 6510 Introduction to Health Informatics (3 sem. hrs.)
HIM 6520 E-Medicine Business Models (3 sem. hrs.)
HIM 6530 Integrated Electronic Medical Records (3 sem. hrs.)
HIM 6540 Case Studies in Health Information Management (3 sem. hrs.)
HIM 6550 Health Data Management (3 sem. hrs.)
Total- 18 sem. hrs.
These courses are cohorted and begin a new cycle every spring session, with HIM 6500 and 6510 classes offered in spring, HIM 6520 and 6530 offered in summer and HIM 6540 and 6550 offered in fall.
Applications can be sent to the Office of Graduate Studies online at mc.edu. For questions and inquiries, contact Meg Shaw (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more information visit http://www.mc.edu/academics/mhsa