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There is growing demand for professionals trained in public health informatics, and a significant shortage of qualified workers for the field. At this time, only a few programs are available in the United States that provide the necessary education and skills. MU’s online IPH graduate certificate provides a unique focus on the knowledge and expertise needed by public health informatics officers, information officers, health care workers and community professionals servicing the public health field. Those currently working full time in a public health capacity, as well as those who aspire to work in the public health field, will find the certificate valuable for their careers.
Official nameGraduate certificate in informatics for public health
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeSchool of Medicine | Department of Health Management and Informatics
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*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.
- Public health surveillance informatics specialist
- Health care administrator
- Public health analyst
- Informatics research assistant
- Clinical analyst
- Informaticist (population health, geographical, public health)
- Data scientist
This program is available 100 percent online. The graduate certificate requires completion of a total of four courses (12 credit hours). Students must complete two required courses and either two core courses or one core course and one elective course. Students typically will complete the program in two to four semesters.
Course work includes
- Public health informatics
- Methods in public informatics
- Health information technology
- Consumer health informatics
- Health database management and public health data systems