Learn the skills to effectively safeguard protected medical information with professional education in health IT.
This program provides comprehensive knowledge and skill in health information security program development and administration, including policy, procedures, architectures, risk assessment, disaster recovery, and business continuity for both healthcare and public health organizations. Program graduates will be prepared to take on roles like:
Applicants should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
This 18-credit-hour program includes six courses and a mentored practicum. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of a 3.00, with a grade of a B- or better in all individual coursework.
Select two of the following courses:
* These courses may be offered under TECH 58100 Workshop in Technology until the course numbers are approved.
The mentored practicum allows students to integrate classroom training with real-world experiences. Depending upon the venue chosen, this practical experience may include:
Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Informatics in Health Information Security program will be qualified to serve as institutional/organizational information privacy or security officers: