Certificate: Health Informatics
Certificate Category: Cross-Disciplinary Certificate — 30 credits
Offered by: School of Health Policy & Management
This Certificate may be pursued independently (if you already possess a community college diploma or university undergraduate degree in a health-related field) or concurrently with any York health-related undergraduate program. This professional Certificate will provide you with specific knowledge and insight into the growing field of health informatics.
You will learn about the use of information management as it relates to all aspects of the health care sector, as well as how to develop and manage information systems. Building on courses that examine concepts, principles and processes of information management in health care, you will examine issues such as the societal implications of health informatics, applications and emerging issues for educators and practitioners. Through seminars, laboratory simulations and self-directed research, you will broaden your knowledge and expertise in this expanding area of health care.
You may also review the School of Health Policy & Management Handbook (PDF).