The science of information

With all the technology in today’s world, it’s no surprise that data is one of the fastest growing fields in the professional arena. In fact, demand for informatics professionals has risen over 163 percent in two years. That’s huge! Why not put yourself in a position to benefit from this rapidly growing field?

Credits15
Cost Per Credit$719
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Program Overview

Informatics, or information science, can be found in business, education, or health care professions. This 15-credit post-bachelor’s certificate program will provide foundational knowledge for professionals in a variety of disciplines to learn to make meaningful, ethical, data-driven decisions. These kinds of decisions can reduce costs, creating workflow efficiency, and promote satisfaction among stakeholders. This program includes two distinct tracks, for health care and non-health care professionals.  The program is completely online and includes courses such as Fundamentals of Health Care Informatics and Database Structures and Processes. A capstone project will be individualized for each student.

What to Expect

As part of this certification program, you will learn to apply the principles of informatics to support evidence-based decision making. You will also learn to incorporate Christian principles and ethical decision making into data use and management. You will learn how to demonstrate an understanding of database languages including design, analysis, queries, and retrieval. You will also be able to implement an improvement project using informatics in a practice setting.

Locations

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work. The Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics program is available at the following:

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