Public Health Informatics Certificate
Program Type: Certificate
Award Conferred: Certificate
Total Number of Credit Hours: 17 Sem. Hr(s).
The Public Health Informatics certificate program involves a 5-unit course of study based on four public health information management courses and an integrative paper on a topic in health informatics. The certificate program is directed at developing the following competencies:
- The ability to specify the requirements for the development or adaptation of public health-related information systems;
- The ability to plan, specify, and manage the implementation of public health information system projects;
- Familiarity with health data definitions and standards;
- An understanding of the basic functions and operations of information technologies that have significant application to public health practice such as geographic information systems and the Web-based information dissemination.
UIC School of Public Health/PHI
1603 West Taylor Street (MC 923)
Chicago, IL 60612-4394
Phone: (312) 413-3779