Health informatics

University of Missouri-Columbia
Graduate certificate
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Graduate certificate

The online graduate certificate in health informatics from Mizzou can help you improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health services. If you want to help lead the development, use and evaluation of information technology in health care, this may be the certificate for you.

For questions, contact admissions at bbmeadmissions@missouri.edu. This program is administered by the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Medical Epidemiology.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in health informatics

Campus

University of Missouri-Columbia

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

School of Medicine | Department of Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics and Medical Epidemiology

Delivery mode

Blended, some campus visits required

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

12

Estimated cost

$6,420.00

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

This program has potential benefits for

  • Health care consultants
  • Health care information system designers
  • Health care managers
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
13.71%
employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$83,000
median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is blended; some weekend campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes each semester and finish in just one year.

Course work includes

  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in analyzing health care data using sophisticated informatics tools and methodologies to extract actionable insights.
  • Analyze the complex interplay between health informatics problems, health data, and health care context.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of health informatics interventions and initiatives, assessing their alignment with organizational goals, stakeholder needs, and quality improvement objectives and their impact on health care delivery, patient outcomes, and organizational performance.

Delivery

Blended, some campus visits required

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1 year

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

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