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Public Health Informatics Certificate

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Program URL: https://publichealth.uic.edu/academics/public-health-certificates/public-health-informatics/

Campus: Chicago

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
E-mail: phi@uic.edu


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