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Health Care Informatics (Certificate NDP) 
Program Description

The Certificate in Healthcare Informatics prepares graduates as leaders with advanced competencies essential to informatics within healthcare organizations. As the demand for informatics expertise continues to grow, the graduate with these skills will be meeting national health care needs. The certificate provides content and skills for creative application of informatics to solve healthcare quality and safety challenges and achieve optimal organizational outcomes. This certificate will allow learners who are seeking advanced preparation in informatics to secure new roles or to perform their current role with greater effectiveness.

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Nursing -

The College of Nursing at the University of Arizona offers a variety of programs at the graduate level.  Programs are available for students pursuing a first degree in nursing, as well as students interested in advancing in the professional as leaders, advanced practice nurses, and nurse researchers.  Please visit the College of Nursing's website for detailed information about our college, faculty and programs.

College of Nursing  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Admissions Contact
Amanda L Gluski
Graduate Program Coordinator
Amanda L Gluski
Director of Graduate Studies
Terry A Badger
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Elise Bowler
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

All applicants to the certificate program should review the application information on the College of Nursing's website.  RN licensure is not required for this certificate - it is open to non-nurses.  Additional program information, including curriculum and practicum requirements, is available here:

Standardized Tests

We do not require any standardized tests for admission to the certificate program.

Financial Aid

Certificate students may not be eligible for financial aid.

Admissions Deadlines

Students are admitted to the certificate program once per year for an August start.  Applications open in Mid-March with deadlines in Mid-June.  Applicants are encouraged to review the information and updated deadlines on the College of Nursing website prior to submitting an application.  Additional program information, including curriculum and practicum requirements, is available here:

International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements

The certificate is a minimum of 9 units, with an optional 3 unit practicum for a total of 12 units.

Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
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Last revised 26 Feb 2019