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  Sep 29, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Health Informatics, Graduate Certificate (18 sem. hrs.) available in online format

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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 5400 Foundation in Health Management Information Systems (3 sem. hrs.)  

HIM 5410 Introduction to Health Informatics (3 sem. hrs.)  

HIM 5420 E-Medicine Business Models (3 sem. hrs.)  

HIM 5430 Integrated Electronic Medical Records (3 sem. hrs.)  

HIM 5440 Case Studies in Health Information Management (3 sem. hrs.)  

HIM 5450 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 For questions and inquiries, contact Meg Shaw (


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