Program Requirements

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to:

  • Support critical clinical decision-making using data and information technology
  • Employ techniques useful in the management of clinical data, information, and knowledge
  • Communicate effectively to implement health information technology
  • Apply professional ethics in health informatics practice

Program plan

General Education* (39 hours)
*PSYC 111 is a required prerequisite to a major required course.

Foundations in Major (39 hours)
INFM 115 Introduction to Informatics in Healthcare
INFM 204 Digital Logic and Programming
INFM 205 Survey of Health Informatics
INFM 215 Computerized Information Technology in Healthcare
MATH 220 Applied Statistical Methods
INFM 225 Health Informatics Standardization
INFM 312 Data Base Design and Data Processing
INFM 316 Data Analytics
INFM 335 Basic Biostatistics, Health Data Processing and Literature
INFM 355 Systems Analysis and Design
INFM 372 Human-Computer Interaction and Design
INFM 415 Research Methods and Project Planning/Management for Health Informatics
INFM 485 Capstone Project for Health Informatics

Electives in Major (6 hours)
Students will choose two electives from the INFM or INSY course options.
Students will consult with their academic advisor to determine other courses they may wish to complete to increase their knowledge and skills for future employment or graduate work.

Total major requirements: 45 hours
General education: 39 hours
Electives: 36 hours
Total degree requirements: 120 hours