Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies

Improve overall efficiency, reduce costs, and improve access to quality healthcare using technology. Designed for those interested in health industry IT, this certificate gives you an opportunity to develop strategies that effectively use technology related to the health industry. Develop the high-demand skillset of facilitating communication between clinical providers and technical staff as they are tasked with assessing performance.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
March 30
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
4 Course Certificate
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
As few as 12 months
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Rachel Rogers
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Skills You'll Learn

Improve efficiency through use of healthcare information systems

Assess and implement information technology solutions

Communicate effectively between clinical providers and technical staff


Specialized Graduate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses)

All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.

Concentration Courses

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program. Note this sample schedule is for the six-course Graduate Certificate.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Classes 3 3 0 0

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We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Medical and Healthcare Information Technologies

Technology transforms! Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S., according to Monster.com

With the rising use of electronic health records, the demand for managers with knowledge of health information technology and informatics systems will rise.

Employment for health information technology professionals is expected to grow 20% within the next decade, faster than the average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Job Titles

Chief Medical Information Officer
Chief Information Officer
Clinical Data Management Director
Information Technology Director (IT Director)
Management Information Systems Director
Senior Lead Project Manager
Data Deliverables Manager
Transition Program Manager

Computer and Information Systems Manager Salary: National Average

(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

Advisory Board

Our programs our developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.

Robert Casanova
Robert Casanova
Performance Improvement Consultant
Holly Davis
Holly Davis
Director of Medical Staff Services, Saint Joseph Hospital
John Dicola
John Dicola
Former Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Catholic Health Initiatives
Chris Hadley
Chris Hadley
Founder & President, Denver Medical Study Group
Evon Holladay
Evon Holladay
Former Vice President, Enterprise Intelligence
Edmond Toy
Edmond Toy
Director, Colorado Health Institute
Marion Jenkins
Marion Jenkins
Partner and Co-founder of HealthSpaces
Mark Levine
Mark Levine
Clinical Professor, the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Bruce Johnson
Bruce Johnson
Shareholder, Polsinelli

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