This program is no longer accepting applications.

As of fall 2015, no new applications will be accepted for this certificate. Current students should contact graduate advising to go over plans for completing the program requirements.

Certificate in Health Informatics Administration

The certificate in Health Informatics Administration provides health care professionals current knowledge, practices, and skills in the application of information technology to health care.

Total Semester Hours: 18 

Required Courses

  • UCSP 615 Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC (0) (Must complete within first 6 credits of study.)
  • HCAD 600 Introduction to Health Care Administration (3)
  • ITEC 610 Information Technology Foundations (3)
  • DBST 651 Relational Database Systems (3)
  • HIMS 655 Health Data Management (3)
  • INFA 610 Foundations of Information Security and Assurance (3)
  • HIMS 661 Health Informatics Administration (3)

Note: Students must complete HIMS 655 before taking HIMS 661.

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Make Yourself Indispensable

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. economy. More than 6.6 million jobs are predicted to be created in the healthcare services industry, with professional and technical healthcare jobs predicted to grow 31 percent, by 2020.1