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 Number
    Course Title
    Course Prerequisite
  • IT 3223
    System Acquisition and Project Management
    CSE 3153
  • IT 3503
    Foundations of Health Information Technology
    IT 3123
  • IT 4513
    Electronic Health Record Systems
    IT 3503
  • IT 4523
    Clinical Processes & Workflows: Analysis and Redesign
    IT 3503
  • IT 4533
    Health Information Security & Privacy
    IT 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 (chizhang@kennesaw.edu).