Healthcare Informatics Graduate Certificate
University of Kansas

Program Details

University of Kansas offers the online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics. This program is designed to prepare clinicians and health care managers with skills in analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of information systems that support a full range of clinical and patient care functions. The graduate will be prepared for entry and mid-level positions within IT departments, advanced clinical departments and as consultants and/or staff in organizations that specialize in computer operations and knowledge management.

The following courses are offered in the program:

  • Transforming Health Care Through Use of Information Systems and Technology
  • Abstraction and Modeling of Health Care Information
  • Program, Project and Communication Planning
  • Knowledge Management in Health Care
  • Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Health Care Informatics Practicum
  • Health Data: Theory and Practice


  • Requires from 19-20 credits for completion
  • Official transcript(s) of all college coursework with proof of conferral of a graduate degree
  • Personal statement
  • Resume/CV
  • Evidence of current registered nurse licensure in at least one state of the United States
  • Acceptance into the School of Nursing

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission