Offered on campus
Health Information Security - (Certificate)
Learn to safeguard vital health information
In the Information Age, electronic health records are a valuable resource for tracking patient information and ensuring prompt, accurate medical care and reimbursement. But keeping this data secure calls for sophisticated information security risk management.
You can acquire a professional education in health IT by earning a health information security graduate certificate through the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.
This 18-credit-hour certificate fits into your busy schedule, because a number of classes are available online. Applicants should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
HIPAA and beyond
Learn how health information standards allow communication between information systems, and explore the methods and tools used in modeling and domain analysis.
By understanding the latest security regulations for safely handling health care information, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, you’ll position yourself to effectively keep medical information secure.
Preparing you for an information security career
Your classes will provide you with comprehensive knowledge and skill in health information security program development and administration, including policy, procedures, architectures, risk assessment, disaster recovery, and business continuity for both health care and public health organizations. You’ll be ready to take on roles including:
- Information security officer
- Health information privacy and security specialist
- Chief information security officer (CISO)
- Health care and information privacy and security officer