Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics


The objective of this program is to expose students to modern health information technology, including heath data collection, processing and storage.  The primary focus of this program is on electronic medical data generated and stored in health care and public health organizations. Individuals who complete this program will have a solid knowledge of health information technology and systems and electronic health records as well as a solid exposure to the latest medical technologies.


Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Some courses may have additional prerequisites.


  • Four courses/16 credits
  • Requirements can be fully completed part time on campus, online or, in the blended format. Contact the Department for further details at
  • A minimum passing grade for a course in the graduate program is a C (2.0) but an average grade of B (3.0) must be maintained to be in good academic standing and to be eligible for certificate completion.

Certificate Locations

Boston – Charles River Campus | Blended | Online

Certificate Requirements

(Four courses/16 credits)

MET CS 570 Biomedical Sciences and Health IT
MET CS 580 Health Informatics
MET CS 581 Electronic Health Records
MET CS 781 Advanced Health Informatics

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Health Informatics program is to prepare information technology and health care professionals for careers in development, implementation, and use of modern health care information systems. The program provides an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to health care IT, and teaches both the fundamental concepts and the cutting-edge IT technologies used in the design, implementation, and management of health care IT applications.

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