University Bulletin 2016-17

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Health Informatics Certificate

Health Informatics Certificate Course Title
A certificate in health informatics from the School of Computing requires completion of the five courses listed below. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C".
HI 300  Health Informatics Clinical Environment
HI 410 Health Informatics
HI 450 Health Date Security and Compliance
HI 455 Health Decision Support Systems
ISC 475 Information Systems Project Management
Department of Information Systems and Technology Staff (IST) 
Professor, Information Systems Coordinator, and Department Chair Dr. Jeffrey P. Landry

Computer-based information systems have become a critical part of products, services, and management of organizations. The Information Systems discipline centers on the development of systems that will improve the performance of people in organizations. Information systems are vital to problem identification, analysis, and decision making at all levels of management. Information Systems professionals must analyze the evolving role of information and organizational processes. Their work includes the design, implementation and maintenance of the information systems that form the backbone of today's global economy. Information Systems professionals distinguish themselves by integrating technology into business. Information Systems graduates pursue professional careers as application developers, database analysts, business analysts and into managerial positions. The combination of business, technical, and interpersonal skills are what recruiters demand of Information Systems professionals.