Certificate in Health Care Informatics

Director of Health Care Business
Carla Dirkschneider, M.S., RHIA
PH 402.552.6295  TF 800.647.5500 
dirkschneider@clarksoncollege.edu

This program is for individuals who are interested in getting a certificate that specializes in Informatics and Data Analysis. The Certificate in Health Care Informatics complements any health care related field and provides the fundamental knowledge in the subject areas of healthcare information systems and data analysis.

Required courses for Certificate in Health Care Informatics.

Course Requirements (19 semester hours) Semester Hours
BU 104 Basic Computer Applications 3
BU 205 Advanced Computer Applications 2
HM 260 Data Management and Analytics 3
HM 342 Health Care Information Systems 3
HM 444 Advanced Health Care Information Systems 4
HM 460 Advanced Data Management and Analytics 4

Total Semester Hours in Program 19

Sample curriculum plan for Certificate in Health Care Informatics Program

The following sample curriculum plan is provided to guide students in planning their college coursework. All students should seek the advice of their advisor to plan/customize their degree plan.

After completion of the 19 semester hours, students are eligible to apply for a Clarkson College Certificate of Completion.

Year One

Spring Semester Semester Hours
BU 104 Basic Computer Applications 3
HM 342 Health Care Information Systems 3
    Total 6
Summer Semester Semester Hours
BU 205 Advanced Computer Applications 2
HM 260 Data Management and Analytics 3
    Total 5
Fall Semester Semester Hours
HM 444 Advanced Health Care Information Systems 4
    Total 4

Year Two

Spring Semester Semester Hours
HM 460 Health Care Information Systems 4
    Total 4

Grand Total Semester Hours 19