Health Informatics Certificate

Begin your journey toward a rewarding career in health informatics

Mercer University’s Health Informatics Graduate Certificate prepares students for careers that uniquely blend healthcare and data management. The program provides a competitive advantage in two distinctive but intertwined career fields. Students take Informatics for Healthcare Systems as a required course and choose three additional classes. The four-course certificate comprises 40% of the graduate requirements in health informatics allowing students to transition into the Master of Science in Health Informatics program.

Designed for busy and working adults

Busy adults benefit by being able to complete the Health Informatics Graduate Certificate in four courses. The convenient curriculum and scheduling allow professionals to remain productive at work while fulfilling the requirements for certification. Each course is available in a fully online format with weekly video conferencing in an engaging and supportive academic environment.


Program Courses
INFM 605 Informatics for Healthcare Systems

Additional Courses (Select three)
INFM 606 Human Computer Interaction and Usability in Health Informatics
INFM 615 Healthcare Data Management
INFM 616 Health Data Analytics
INFM 625 Evidence Based Decision Making and Clinical Knowledge Management
INFM 635 Electronic Data Interchange Technologies in Health Informatics and Interoperability
INFM 645 Healthcare Informatics Risk Assessment and Ethics
INFM 655 Healthcare IT Project Management
INFM 665 Clinical Decision Support Systems and Tele-health in Health Informatics
INFM 675 Research Methods in Health Informatics
INFM 685 Healthcare Software Requirements Specification and Systems Analysis and Design
INFM 688 Special Topics in Health Informatics

Ready to take the next step?

Schedule your personalized admissions counseling appointment, or contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 678.547.6417 or for more information.