Math, Science and Technology Department
Due 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 Health Informatics for Software Engineers and IT Professionals certificate prepares students with an existing background in Information Technology, programming, and software engineering to apply their expertise to the domain of health informatics in order to build advanced Information Systems for health care and public health organizations.
The University of Minnesota, Crookston also offers a
Certificate of Health Informatics for Privacy & Security for Health Care Providers