Graduate Certificate in Health Information Security
University of Cincinnati-Online

Program Details

University of Cincinnati offers the online Graduate Certificate in Health Information Security. With the high increase of data breaches in healthcare, there is a high need for organizations to strengthen it's cybersecurity practices. Students who obtain this certificate will be well positioned to impact healthcare information security.

Upon completing the health information security certificate, you will be able to:

  • Detect threats and vulnerabilities to health information in order to develop mitigation strategy
  • Apply technical and administrative skills and knowledge in order to practice how to secure health information
  • Develop a plan for disaster recovery and healthcare business continuity in order to identify best practices and practice how to strategize for health information disaster recovery planning
  • and more


  • Students with no healthcare background will need to complete 18 total credits
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • College transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Personal statement
  • Professional resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission