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Health Informatics Certificate

Health Informatics Certificate - 19 credit hours

This interprofessional certificate program is designed to prepare clinicians and health care managers with skills in analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of information systems that support a full range of clinical and patient care functions. The graduate will be prepared for entry and mid-level positions within IT departments, advanced clinical departments and as consultants and/or staff in organizations that specialize in computer operations and knowledge management. All required courses are offered online.

 Students will be admitted according to the following application deadlines: June 1 for Fall semester and November 1 for Spring semester. 


Course Name/Credit hours - All courses are online


IPHI 820

Program, Project and Communication Planning (2 credits)

Spring & Fall

IPHI 850 Introduction to Health Informatics ( 2 credits) Spring

IPHI 851

Transforming Health Care Through Use of Information Systems and Technology (3 credits)


IPHI 852

Health Data: Theory and Practice (3 credits)


IPHI 853

Abstraction and Modeling of Health Care Information ( 3 credits) Fall

IPHI 854 

Knowledge Management in Health Care (3 credits)


IPHI 856

Health Informatics Practicum (3 credits)

Available fall, spring and summer

Nursing Licensure

This program leads to an academic credential and is not a licensure preparation program. As of July 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education implemented Regulation 34 CFR 668.43 (a) (5) (v) that requires professional nursing programs to provide information on how their curriculum meets education requirements for professional licensing in each state. You may review KU School of Nursing's information on licensure by state.

Last modified: Nov 16, 2020