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2017-2018
 
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Health Information Technology
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Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology

The healthcare industry is ever evolving. With the adoption of electronic medical records, telemedicine, and the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Edition (ICD-10) migration, there is demand for those with skills in both information technology and the healthcare field. The certificate in Health Information Technology aims to provide competence in patient informatics and the use of evidence based medicine, electronic prescribing, and telemedicine as tools to improve patient health and medical systems operation through grounding in health record organization from the multiple perspectives of patients, technicians, nurses, hospital administration, and insurance companies. Students will understand the use of business intelligence and analytics in data rich organizations  and obtain the ability to develop and apply business intelligence and analytics solutions to various types of decision problems.

How to Apply:
Fill out the online application for participation in the certificate program.
Upon processing of the application, you will be contacted
with information about the submission of additional
required materials. Thank you for your interest.

Graduate Certificate Admissions

Prospective students wishing to  complete a graduate certificate in the MIT program will apply online and submit an official transcript showing a bachelor's degree conferral from a regionally accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and a current resume.

Course Requirements

To earn the certificate in Health Information Technology, students must complete the following courses:

         BIT 5564 – Healthcare Information

         ACIS 5574 – Healthcare Data Management

         BIT 5524 – Introduction to Business Intelligence & Analytics

         BIT 5534 – Advanced Business Intelligence & Analytics

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