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Health Information Technology

Health information technology area of study prepares students with the knowledge and skills to manage computerized information systems that support the storage, retrieval, sharing, and use of health related data for communication and decision making.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
HIT-541: Foundations in Health Informatics  3
HIT-542: Clinical Informatics  3
HIT-543: Electronic Health Records Management     3
>HIT-544: Telehealth Systems 3
HIT-545: Legal, Ethical, and Social Issues in Health Informatics 3
Total 15 Credits

Health Information Systems Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the area of study in Health Information Systems, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate new and existing digital technology and health information management systems.
  2. Spearhead the development, implementation, evaluation and management of information technology solutions.
  3. Utilize health information technology for decision making support, knowledge management, and strategic planning.
  4. Serve as an interface between information systems developers and end users.
  5. Support the development of electronic health initiatives and other emerging information technologies.
  6. Analyze medical data to identify patterns of diseases, illness, and injury.

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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