Foundation for Health Informatics Professional Certificate
Work at the intersection of health care and technology with a professional health informatics certificate.
About Health Informatics
Become fluent in an increasingly technology-driven health care environment. This health informatics certificate online program will help you explore the impact of electronic medical health records, gain health informatics skills, lead teams through a health informatics online project and describe how leaders can use health informatics benefits to improve patient outcomes.
Prospective students are eligible to enroll in the Foundation for Health Informatics certificate program if one of the following applies:
- Students currently enrolled in one of PA College’s bachelor’s degree programs can work with their academic advisor to outline the most efficient way to schedule courses to earn the professional certificate at the same time as their bachelor’s degree.
- Applicants who have earned their associate or bachelor’s degree may apply. Each applicant will be considered to determine if they have the prerequisite knowledge to be successful. English composition and college-level math, or the equivalents, are required prerequisites.
- Applicants who have 1,000+ hours of health informatics experience will be considered. Applicants will be considered to determine if they have the prerequisite knowledge to be successful. English composition and college-level math, or the equivalents, are required prerequisites.
PA College cannot guarantee clinical rotations for students who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine.
Health Informatics Curriculum
|Health Informatics Courses||Credits|
|HCA 350||Leading Change in Health Care||3|
|HCA 400||Health Information Management||3|
|HCA 410||Health Care Quality||3|
|HCA 431 or HCA 305||Health Care Seminar or Data Analysis||1-3|
|IPC 447||Project Management||3|
|IPC 330||Health Informatics and Technology||3|
|Total Combined Credits||16-18|