Student and professor, Health Informatics.

  • Upskill now!
  • 100% online, self-paced in two semesters.
  • Courses apply to the Master of Science in Health Informatics.
  • Applications due May 31.

Is the certificate option right for you? The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Informatics is ideal if:

  • You are self-motivated.
  • You are looking to advance in your current position.
  • You are wanting a quick path for entry into Health Informatics.

Curriculum

Fall (Year 1)

HI 611: Introduction to Health Informatics and Healthcare Delivery (4 credit hours)
Overview of history and current status of health information technology (health IT) and health informatics within the US health care system, including approaches for planning, implementing and evaluating health IT and the legal and ethical issues involved in the use of health IT.

HI 613: Analysis and Design of Health Information Systems (4 credit hours)
Concepts, methods, approaches, standards, and tools in analyzing, modeling, designing, and implementing user centered health information systems.

Spring (Year 1)

HI 614: Clinical and Administrative Systems (3 credit hours)
Clinical and administrative systems with an emphasis on clinical decision support methods, tools, and systems. Types of methods, tools, and systems used in inpatient and outpatient settings, information flow across systems within healthcare settings, strategies for user centered design, implementation and evaluation of systems.

HI 617: Principles in Health Informatics (4 credit hours)
Underpinnings in Health Informatics policies, practices, and principles; Inter-and intra-organizational application of socio-technical information systems and data to enhance research and practice in healthcare.

Tuition & Fees

UAB’s tuition and fees are priced competitively. Students pay the same tuition price whether they reside in or outside of the state of Alabama. For general UAB tuition and fees, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website. Graduate certificates are not eligible for federal financial aid.