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The Public Health Informatics certificate program is a post-baccalaureate certificate for individuals interested in a course of study in public health informatics, and for public health graduate students wishing to establish a public health informatics specialization with the agreement of their participating schools as part of their present degree program. Candidates will specifically develop:

  1. Proficiency in health data definitions and standards
  2. Knowledge of the basic functions and operations of public health information systems
  3. Ability to plan and manage public health information systems projects
  4. Expertise to specify the requirements for the development or adaptation of public health information systems

*Students completing Certificate coursework receive academic credit which may be applied toward an MPH if the student later pursues a degree.

  • 16 Credit hours

  • 3 Application deadlines

  • 100 % Online delivery

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