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Health Informatics Technology Certificate

Program Details

The Health Informatics Technology Certificate offered by Montana Tech is a program of study that is available to students in a completely online format. This program is offered alongside a Health Care Informatics Graduate Certificate Program, a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Informatics, and an Associate of Applied Science in Health Care Informatics. This program that aims to equip its students, who are professionals, with the skills and knowledge necessary to lead in their positions in health care informatics. This program builds upon a student’s previously earned knowledge, skills, and experience in both their previous education (such as a baccalaureate degree) and their experience as a professional. A professional in the healthcare informatics field includes information technologists, computer scientists, or health care professionals. This certificate can be used as a supplement to an individual’s experience and academic background that conveys to a current or potential employer that the graduate of this certificate program has skills and knowledge related to Health Informatics Technology.

This program requires its students to take and complete either 15 or 17 credit hours of courses in order to graduate with the Health Informatics Technology Certificate. There are two tracks of study offered to students in this program. A student can choose from either the Information Technology Professionals or the Allied Health and Medical Professionals tracks. The former requires 15 credit hours and the latter 17. Information Technology Professionals track requires courses such as EHR in Medical Practice and Computerized Medical Billing; while the Allied Health and Medical Professionals track requires courses such as Data Information and Knowledge and Project and System Management. Both tracks require the course: Introduction to Health Care Informatics.

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities