May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Health Informatics Certificate


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Marius Truta, Department Chair

Rupesh Agrawal, Ph.D., Graduate Program Director

For more information, please contact mhi@nku.edu

 

The Health Informatics program offers a Certificate in Health Informatics as a graduate-level certificate. Students must have completed a bachelor’s degree to qualify for the program. The certificate program consists of 18 credits (6 courses) taken from within the core courses for the Masters of Science in Health Informatics. Students are required to take MHI 600 Introduction to Healthcare Operations , MHI 601 Technical Foundations of Health Informatics , and MHI 625 IS in Healthcare Organizations  (or MBI 625 ), then select three courses from the remaining elective or core MHI courses in order to fulfill the certificate requirements.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Prospective students must submit:

  1. An updated resume which includes relevant work experience, community service, leadership positions, & other professional activities.
  2. Official transcripts from all post-secondary work. Official transcripts showing an earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who attended a university outside the United States must submit an evaluation of their transcript showing it is equivalent to a US four-year degree. As a criterion for full admission, applicants must meet the university’s GPA requirement (2.5) on a 4.0 scale for overall undergraduate credit hours. Applicants completing their undergraduate work at the time the application is submitted may be considered for provisional admission based in part on an official transcript of work completed thus far.

If certificate holders apply to the Master of Science in Health Informatics program, they must meet all MHI admission criteria to be admitted.

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