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Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology

The Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology (HIT) Program is designed for IT professionals who have a bachelor's degree and have taken the Graduate Transition Certificate in Information Technology (or the equivalent through other course work) to advance their knowledge in the field of Health IT. All the courses in the Health Information Technology Certificate are offered both face-to-face and online.

Students graduating with this program will have a strong background in fundamental principles and applications of the use of information and communication technology in health care in different healthcare settings, as well as hands-on experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems widely adopted by healthcare providers.

Candidates must complete the five core courses in Health Information Technology (HIT) listed below for a total of 15 credit hours.

IT 6423 IT System Acquisition & Integration (Prereq IT5303 or IT5301 3
IT 6503 Foundations of Health Information Technology 3
IT 6513 EHR Systems 3
IT 6523 Clinical Processes & Flows 3
IT 6533 Health Information Security & Privacy 3

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