Graduate Minor in Healthcare Informatics

About the Graduate Minor

This graduate minor provides a basic acquaintance with health informatics principles and practices for students pursuing careers in a wide variety of health-related professions. Healthcare informatics is defined here as the ability to generate data, information, and knowledge, as well as to implement, adapt, and validate existing informatics approaches to solve healthcare problems. Healthcare informatics also concerns the management and sharing of healthcare data, the social and behavioral issues in healthcare, and the ethics, law, and socioeconomic policy. Health informaticians also lead staff education and joint problem solving to promote implementation of healthcare information systems in practice and research settings.

Admission Requirements

This minor is only for currently admitted and enrolled Drexel students in good standing. Students in the MS in Health Informatics (MSHI) program are not eligible.

Program Requirements

Required Core Course
INFO 648Healthcare Informatics3.0
or INFO 733 Public Health Informatics
Choose 4 of the following12.0
Health Care Data Analytics
Principles of Cybersecurity
Social Network Analytics
Introduction to Data Analytics
Information Assurance
Managing Health Informatics Projects
Healthcare Informatics: Planning & Evaluation
Analysis of Performance Standards in Healthcare Quality
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Data Analysis for Decision-Making in HC Management
Total Credits15.0

Additional Information

For more information about this program, visit the College of Computing & Informatics website.

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