The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston (SBMI) offers three graduate-level certificates: Health Informatics, Applied Health Informatics, and Public Health Informatics. These certificates are designed for self-motivated health care professionals seeking informatics education as well as other professionals and recent graduates who want to transition into the health care industry via informatics. Each certificate requires the completion of five selected courses (15 semester credits hours), which can be finished in as little as two semesters. Semester credit hours earned in the certificate programs are transferable to the corresponding master's program
Students can choose between a certificate in health informatics, applied health informatics or public health informatics. All certificates consist of five courses (three semester credit hours each), totaling 15 hours of graduate credit once completed.
|GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH INFORMATICS|
The certificate in health informatics focuses on the opportunities and challenges in integrating technology in modern health care. It is designed to introduce students to basic and practical solutions in developing health information solutions. The certificate can be completed online or in person.
Option 1 - A set of five predetermined classes:
Option 2 - HI 5300 Introduction to Health Informatics* and the choice of any four courses from the catalog with advice from the certificate program coordinator(s). This option allows professionals interested in biomedicine or learning and technology to customize their certificate to meet their needs..
|GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED HEALTH INFORMATICS|
The certificate in applied health informatics is a fully online program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to evaluate, implement and maintain electronic health records and health information systems.
Option 1 - A set of five predetermined courses with an emphasis in Electronic Health Records (EHRs).
Option 2 - HI 5300 Introduction to Health Informatics* and the choice of four courses (with advice from the certificate program coordinator(s)) selected from the course set of the school’s Master of Science program, Applied Health Informatics concentration. This option allows professionals to customize their studies to meet their background and needs.
|GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS|
The certificate in public health informatics is offered in conjunction with The University of Texas School of Public Health. Students will learn how information science and technology are applied in disease prevention and intervention in public health practice. The certificate can be completed online or in person.
For more information about the certificate program please contact:
Office of Academic Affairs
For a summary of the admission requirements for the degree and non-degree programs click here.
Fall - July 1
Spring - November 1
Summer - March 1