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Certificate Program

Post-Baccalaureate Certification in Interprofessional Informatics Program

The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics is intended for those professionals who have a bachelor’s degree and who are seeking additional education and training in informatics. This certificate will provide students with academic and supervised practicums in informatics. Content includes technology-based health promotion, data application, interaction design and telehealth. The program uses an interprofessional education/collaborative approach to learning. The certificate program is designed for students from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nutrition Science and Health Systems Management. Students enrolled in the certificate program will complete a synthesis course integrating and applying program content. Students with limited experience in informatics may be required take an introductory course in informatics based upon advice of the program coordinator or faculty.

Admission standards for the certificate

The Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program requires a Bachelor’s Degree. This program is designed for Graduate students in PT, OT, Nutrition, Nursing, HSM, IT Business and other majors related to the Healthcare Profession.

The student must:

  1. Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education, either health sciences- or non-health sciences-based.
  2. Complete an application to the Certificate Program.
  3. Have a 3.0 GPA minimum for all prior course work.
  4. Present an official transcript from each university or college attended with degree earned with the application.
  5. Standardized examinations such as GRE or MAT are not required.


Pre-Requisite (Instructor’s permission or students can take competency assessment exam)

NURS 6323: Informatics and Research in Nursing and Health Care

Informatics Certificate Pre-Requisite Book: Sengstack, P. Boicey, C. (2015). Mastering Informatics: A Healthcare Handbook for Success (1st ed.). Indiana: Dustin Sillivan. ISBN: 978-1-938-83566-7

Core courses

NURS 6813: Data Applications for Health Promotion
NURS 6963: Telehealth and Remote Monitoring in Post-Acute Services
NURS 6943: Technology Enhanced Health Promotion
NURS 6903: Interaction Design for Consumer Health and Clinical Decision Making
NURS 6903: Interprofessional Informatics Synthesis

How to apply

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