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.
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.
|Required Core Course|
|INFO 648||Healthcare Informatics||3.0|
|or INFO 733||Public Health Informatics|
|Choose 4 of the following||12.0|
|Health Care Data Analytics|
|Principles of Cybersecurity|
|Social Network Analytics|
|Introduction to Data Analytics|
|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|
For more information about this program, visit the College of Computing & Informatics website.