Certificate in Healthcare Informatics Overview Drexel's accredited online Certificate in Healthcare Informatics is designed for information professionals, clinical personnel and health care support personnel who want to increase their knowledge of health information technology and prepare for the management of the complex social and organizational issues surrounding this major change in health care. The program provides the groundwork for improved ability to serve as a liaison to clinicians, health care administrators and other health care professionals as well as non-health care professionals in the use of current and emerging computer technologies. Graduates will be able to take on additional health care IT-related responsibilities or embark upon new careers as managers or developers of health care IT systems. Program FeaturesFully online program convenient for busy professionalsTaught by the distinguished faculty of the College of Computing and InformaticsThe MSLIS program is fully accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)A highly interactive, online learning environment designed to challenge and engage students Curriculum Required Courses INFO 648Healthcare Informatics3.0INFO 731Organization & Social Issues in Healthcare Informatics3.0INFO 732Healthcare Informatics: Planning & Evaluation3.0Total Credits9.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institutionRequired DocumentsA completed applicationUnofficial, final transcript indicating a bachelor's degree conferredEssay/Statement of Purpose In approximately 500 words, describe what professional goals you hope to achieve, how an advanced degree facilitates that success and anything else you want the Admissions Review Board to know about you. ResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsHow to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1157 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2015 September 21, 2015 December 5, 2015 December 7, 2015 December 12, 2015 Winter 2016 January 4, 2016 March 14, 2016 March 15, 2016 March 19, 2016 Spring 2016 March 28, 2016 June 6, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 10, 2016 Summer 2016 June 20, 2016 August 29, 2016 August 30, 2016 September 3, 2016 Apply today for a Certificate in Healthcare Informatics Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.