Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Informatics

Gain leadership and management skills to thrive in the healthcare industry

UIC’s online post-master’s certificate in health informatics is the perfect complement to your existing master’s or professional degree.

Our program offers an in-depth synopsis of the dynamic field of health informatics. Learn to create a better healthcare information system by studying industry-relevant topics. You’ll examine how data is collected and stored, perform system analysis of different health information systems, and consider the legal and ethical issues of informatics.

The curriculum draws from our Master of Science in health informatics program. With just seven required courses delivered entirely online, you can study according to your own schedule, making this certificate easily attainable.

Your career

Professionals who understand the relationship between information technology, people, health and the healthcare system are in short supply. Well-educated and trained informaticians are highly sought to fill key roles in industry, academia, government and consulting. An post-master’s certificate in health informatics from UIC improves your potential in a competitive marketplace.

Potential job titles and associated average salaries

  • Chief information officer: $193,140
  • Director of information services/information technology: $137,150
  • Chief medical information officer: $274,950
  • Application systems analyst: $79,620
  • Clinical informatics director: $121,906
  • Consultant: $129,503
  • Informatician (clinician): $101,814

Learn from the best

  • Andrew Boyd

    Andrew Boyd

    World-renowned expert in data simplification to improve clinical outcomes

  • Spyros Kitsiou

    Spyros Kitsiou

    Improving telemonitoring and mobile health interventions for patients with chronic conditions

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The post-master’s certificate in health informatics has been approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education. IBHE certificates require the completion of more semester hours than campus certificates. IBHE students are classified as degree-seeking, making them eligible for financial aid.