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Program Information

Public Health Informatics Certificate

The Public Health Informatics Campus Certificate 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


School of Public Health

Delivery Mode:


Total Required Hrs:

16 - 19 credit hours

Contact Name:

School of Public Health

Contact Phone:

(312) 413-3779

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