I’ve compiled a list of schools that offers the health informatics certificate. Each school is unique. Depending on your career goals, I encourage you to research and read the the school’s website.
University of Illinois at Chicago
The University of Illinois at Chicago Master of Science in Health Informatics degree program will equip you to lead the planning, implementation and optimization of health information systems that directly impact the nursing discipline
Now offers the Master of Science in Health Informatics. The Master of Science in Health Informatics focuses on improving health care through interdisciplinary education in healthcare and technology. More information about this program is on their website.
UC Davis Extension Health Informatics Certificate Program
An online interdisciplinary program benefiting from the University of California, Davis’ rich expertise in medicine, nursing, public health, veterinary medicine and computer engineering. This 18-unit certificate program provides a meaningful option for working professionals who can’t commit to a full-time graduate program or need to get up to speed quickly. For more information, check out the website.
The University of Washington Clinical Informatics and Patient Centered Technologies (CIPCT) Online Master of Science program prepares nurses and other health professionals to provide leadership and expertise in the selection, implementation, management and evaluation of information technology used to support clinical practice. This program features enhanced distance learning technologies to support learners nation-wide. All required courses are on the web. In addition to online course requirements, CIPCT students will attend a 2-3 day session on the UW Seattle campus once per year. The CIPCT Master of Science can be completed in 15 months of full-time study (part-time study also available). Learn more at www.Clinical-Informatics.uw.edu.
University of Victoria, Distance Master’s in Health Informatics
The School of Health Information Science at the University of Victoria (BC, Canada) offers an online Master’s degree in Health Informatics,
with courses in areas such as Patient Care Information Systems, Information Management and Technology, Clinical Decision Support Systems, and Epidemiology in Health Services Management. Our courses use a combination of synchronous and asynchronous teaching methods, and all are taught at a distance, with the exception of a two-week workshop on campus at the University of Victoria in May of each year. The School accepts applications for September, January and May start dates. For more information, go to http://hinf.uvic.ca/
Oregon Institute of Technology’s Bachelor Degree program in Health Informatics
The OIT program is an accredited program in the School of Engineering, Technology and Management. The program offers in class and distance education that is ideal for nurses who desire to gain knowledge in health informatics and information technologies at the baccalaureate level. Further information is located at http://www.oi
University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing -Master of Science in Health Care Informatics – Online Degree
The University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing offers a 34 credit Master of Science program for nurses to practice as informatics specialists. We also offer a 16 credit Post-Master’s Certificate, a 16 credit Certificate in Health Care Informatics and a 9 credit Educator’s Certificate in Health Care Informatics. These programs are available totally online. For additional information, please see our web page: http://www.nursing.ucdenver.edu/informatics
Masters or Certificate in Public Health Informatics On-Line
The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering the only completely online accredited program in the country relating to this field. Details are available at www.uic.edu/sph/phi
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Now offers an Online Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) in Health Law – within the program there is the opportunity to focus on (1) Quality, Patient Safety, Risk Management and Compliance, (2) Health Informatics, and (3) Health Law Strategy and Policy.
University of Maryland, College Park Graduate Certificate in Public Health Informatics
The University of Maryland Department of Public & Community Health, a leader in the public health sciences, is offering a new online graduate program in Public Health Informatics. For more information, go to www.onlinestudies.umd.edu/phi