Health Informatics Certificate

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Program Coordinators:

  • For information about Health Information Technology (HIT) courses, contact Professor Lynda Carlson at lcarlson@bmcc.cuny.edu
  • For information about Computer Information Science (CIS) courses, contact Professor Mete Kok amkok@bmcc.cuny.edu

The Health Informatics Certificate Program will teach you to use manual and computerized health information systems that collect data for analyzation, interpretation and dissemination to physicians, patients, public/private agencies, and other health care facilities. A few examples of health informatics include patient portals, electronic medical records (EMRs), telehealth, healthcare apps, and a variety of data reporting tools.Upon successful completion of the program requirements, you will receive a certificate in Health Informatics.

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These suggested careers may require bachelor's or higher degrees.

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Health Informatics Certificate Curriculum

Computer Hardware
Database Systems I
Web Programming I

Please note, these requirements are effective the 2017-2018 catalog year. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.