Offered on campus
Health Information Systems Architecture - (Certificate)
Become a health information system architect
If you have an IT and computer science background, you can seize the opportunity to gain practical experience in health information systems by earning a graduate certificate through the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI. This program transforms qualified candidates into architects for health information systems design and development. Many classes are available or offered exclusively online for your convenience.
A project-based program
To enroll in the health information systems architecture graduate certificate program you’ll need an undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science or in a closely related field, with a strong programming and database skill set.
Through your classes, you’ll gain both theoretical and hands-on knowledge of health information system design. Practical experience may come from projects with OpenMRS or commercial health information systems available through Regenstrief Institute and the School of Informatics and Computing.
Master emerging technologies
Learn about the technologies used in today’s Information Age to deliver health care to patients. Your course work will help you to understand the role of analytics in supporting a data-driven learning health system. Through your mentored practicum, you’ll have the opportunity to work on real-world health information systems.
- A basic understanding of health informatics and health information systems
- Practical experience in developing software tools for health information systems
- Excellent knowledge of technical issues associated with health information system development, such as security, client-server application development, health information reporting, and data analysis