Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Slippery Rock University

Health Informatics, Certificate

The health informatics certificate offers students with healthcare industry experience the chance to earn a graduate-level certificate for those who wish to transition into a health informatics career. The certificate will teach current experienced healthcare professional the necessary skills and knowledge needed to advance their current career by learning how to understand and evaluate the central role of health information technologies, security and privacy requirements, and the identification and development of information technology plans for projects supporting a health care organization’s objective. In addition, the certificate would encourage students interested in earning a Master of Science in Health Informatics degree since 9 credits from the certificate can be transferred to the master's program. 

Related Links

Health Informatics Program Page

Computer Science Department Page

Health Informatics Fact Sheet

Professional Licensure/Certification Page


CPSC 602Introduction to Health Informatics3
CPSC 620Healthcare Ethics, Law, Privacy and Information Assurance3
CPSC 668Software Engineering and Project Management3
Total Hours9

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Major Code: 9HEI
UCC:  03.30.2021
Revised 07.30.2021