Health Information Management

Degree Awarded:
Certificate in Healthcare Informatics

Application Deadlines:
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Degree Overview

The certificate in Healthcare Informatics provides the fundamental knowledge in the subject areas of health care technology, health information systems and data analysis.

The 19-credit hour program addresses the resources and methods for managing health information. Successful completion of the program grants you eligibility to apply for a Clarkson College Certificate of Completion. As a graduate, you will be knowledgeable in clinical data standards, terminological systems, data exchange, security and privacy, as well as the analytical and input skills to serve an integral member of your health information technology and information systems teams.

Required Courses for Certificate in Healthcare Informatics

Course Requirements

(19 semester hours)

Courses Semester Hours
BU 104 - Basic Computer Applications 3
BU 205 - Advanced Computer Applications 2
HM 260 - Data Management and Analytics 3
HM 342 - Health Care Information Systems 3
HM 444 - Advanced Health Care Information Systems 4
HM 460 - Advanced Data Management and Analytics 4
Total Semester Hours 19

Total Semester Hours in Program 19

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2020-21 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.


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Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour

Cost per Semester
$7,084 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$3,542 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Undergraduate Tuition$558 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Application Fee for first time students $35/ each
Enrollment Fee for first time students $100/ each
Technology Fee: On-Campus $20 / credit-hour
Activity Fee $4 / credit-hour
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester
RHIA Exam (HM 477) $299/ class

Career Overview

Median Salary

Source:, 2019

Job Outlook

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

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