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Graduate Certificate in Medical Information Security and Privacy


Students gain exposure to the complex and varied factors that must be taken into account when addressing information security issues within health care systems. This certificate presents the methods and skills needed for designing and building secure and reliable systems by developing an understanding of the special requirements of health care systems, where privacy of personal data must be balanced with access to patient records.


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

Certificate Location(s)
Boston-Charles River Campus

Certificate Requirements (Four courses/16 credits)

MET CS 580 Health Informatics
MET CS 581 Electronic Health Records
MET CS 695 Enterprise Information Security

And one course selected from the following:
MET CS 674 Database Security
MET CS 684 IT Security Policies and Procedures

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