Undergraduate Certificate in Health Information Technology
The Undergraduate Certificate in Health Information Technology (HIT) Program is designed for students with background in Information Technology (or the equivalent fields through experience or other course work) to gain knowledge in the field of Health IT.
This certificate consists of five core courses in Health Information Technology for a total of 15 credit hours, not including prerequisite courses.
Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Prerequisite
IT 3223System Acquisition and Project ManagementCSE 3153
IT 3503Foundations of Health Information TechnologyIT 3123
IT 4513Electronic Health Record SystemsIT 3503
IT 4523Clinical Processes & Workflows: Analysis and RedesignIT 3503
IT 4533Health Information Security & PrivacyIT 3503
Students graduating with this program will have a strong background in fundamental principles and applications of the use of information and communication technology in different healthcare settings, as well as hands-on experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems widely adopted by healthcare providers.
This certificate may be done completely in-class, completely online, or a mix of the two.
For questions about the certificate, please contact Dr. Chi Zhang (firstname.lastname@example.org).