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2023-24 NSU Graduate Catalog 
2023-24 NSU Graduate Catalog

Health Informatics certificate

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OSRHE Program Code: 184
CIP Code: 520201
Certificate Code: 1600

Business Administration, M.B.A. Embedded Certificate

The Certificate in Health Informatics at Northeastern State University is designed to introduce students to the fundamental tools used in practical applications of health informatics.  This program prepares students to utilize these tools in healthcare settings.  In addition, the curriculum is designed to develop the student’s ability to work effectively with technicians, clinical users and managerial decision-makers; to become mentally disciplined and to communicate data and ideas graphically, orally and in writing.

At least 25 percent of the coursework applied to this embedded certificate must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the business skills necessary to perform effectively inhealthcare informatics leadership positions.
  2. Identify contexts, tools, and techniques for semantic data analysis in healthcare.
  3. Achieve proficiency in the areas of health information management, data quality, and health information exchange.
  4. Identify the impact of information technology in relation to healthcare business practice and strategy.

Prerequisite courses:

Admission into the certificate program is open to any student currently enrolled as a graduate student at NSU. People who are only interested in earning the certificate, but are not currently enrolled at NSU, can apply through the NSU Graduate College to be admitted for the purpose of pursuing the certificate.

Courses in the certificate program may require prerequisites.  For students who do not have the required prerequisites, transcripts and work experience will be examined by the Department Chair and course instructors to determine whether prerequisites may be waived and/or prior learning credit be given in lieu of specific prerequisites.

The following prerequisite courses must be completed at the undergraduate level or as part of the Business Administration, M.B.A. program:

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