Certificate of Health Informatics
Privacy and Security for Health Care Providers

Online Program

Math, Science and Technology Department
Academic Affairs

UMC Health Informatics Nurse at ComputerDue to advances in information technology (IT), opportunities are available to improve patient care and reduce costs by adopting these technologies in health care organizations. The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) is providing incentives for health organizations to implement "meaningful use" of health information technology.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston's certificate in Health Informatics Privacy and Security for Health Care Providers program, will prepare students to support the secure collection, management, retrieval, exchange, and/or analysis of information in electronic form in health care and public health organizations.


Certificate Requirements

Required credits to complete the certificate: 18.
Admission start dates: Fall Semester, Spring Semester.

Program Learner Outcomes for Certificate


Certificate Requirements (18 credits)

HI 2060 - Database Management in Health Informatics (3.0 cr) - Fall
HI 3020 - Introduction to Health Information Systems (3.0 cr) - Fall
HI 3060 - Secure Data Collection and Retrieval (3.0 cr) - Spring
HI 3100 - Health Information Workflow Process and Design (3.0 cr) - Spring
HI 3200 - Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Health Informatics (3.0 cr) - Fall
HI 3215 - Health Information Assurance and Security (3.0 cr) - Spring

Criteria & Required Materials for Admission


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The University of Minnesota, Crookston also offers a
Certificate of Health Informatics for Software Engineers & IT Professionals