Graduate Certificate in Management of Healthcare Information Systems
An innovative graduate certificate designed to prepare students for a career in Healthcare IT.
The graduate certificate in management of healthcare information systems prepares students as professionals with desirable skills in the field of management of information technology systems in diverse health care industries and environments. Coursework provides practical skills by giving students a thorough grounding in healthcare information systems, security and HIPPA-ICD-10. Students will also gain expertise in project management specific to healthcare environments, as well as healthcare governance and strategic planning in multicultural environments. Also included is coursework in healthcare technology systems, infrastructure and networking communication, developing and using resources, healthcare-specific project management, leadership and team building. These skills and many others provided by the program enable graduates to take management and leadership roles in healthcare environments.
Either a minimum of three years full-time work experience in an IT Department, or a minimum of 30 undergraduate units in CIS courses, equivalent to an undergraduate certificate in CIS.
Ageno School of Business Courses: $2,520 per 3-unit course
Tuition varies for other courses. See Tuition & Fees for details.
Required Courses — 9 units
- ITM 349
- Healthcare Information Systems for Information Technology Professionals
- ITM 350
- Healthcare Information Technology Governance and Strategic Planning
- ITM 352
- Managing Projects in Healthcare
Elective courses — 9 units
Three of the following:
- ITM 351
- Healthcare IT Enterprise Infrastructure
- ITM 353
- Emerging Trends in Healthcare Information Technology Management
Healthcare-related courses from the following may be taken with the approval of the department chair:
OPERATIONS, PROJECT MANAGEMENT & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
Golden Gate University's instructors are what sets us apart from similar institutions. Most of our faculty are professionals working in their fields of expertise. They bring their firsthand experiences and knowledge to the classroom, incorporating cutting-edge practices from the business and legal communities.