Health Informatics Degrees and Certificates

Health Informatics Degrees and Certificates

This page contains links to Health Informatics Degree and Certificate programs at universities and colleges. 

We list academic institutions that offer undergraduate, masters, post-graduate certificates and diplomas and other taught courses on Health Informatics.

If you know of an organisation we should list on this page, please email

If you have any questions about getting a degree or certificate in health informatics, try posting a question on the forum.

(Thanks to Changran Wang for help updating the list and removing obsolete links.)




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PhD Proposal

Dear experts  I am going to prepare a proposal fro PhD in health informatics field. Currently, I am woking in Saudi Arabia. I want to know the potential areas for PhD studies where i can easily access data especially in context to Saudi Arabia. Will be very thankful for valuable comments.

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Masters in health informatics is it a good option ?

Hii,I'm a pharmacy student,willing to pursue MS in health informatics in the United States.Has it got a good scope?And as I heard they are many prerequisites needed prior to the actual course,can any one suggest me in detail about all the requirements which will help me to make my subject easy.Thank you.

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How can I landing a Health Informatics position with no experience in Informatics?

Hello, I have a B.S. in Health Information Management and I am currently enrolled in a M.S. in Health Informatics program.  I have six years health care experience all of which is in HIM.  I have had several interviews for health informatics/health IT postions throughout the years but I am having trouble landing the job.  In some cases I am intervew two to three times for a position.  Is there a certification or any suggestions anyone may have to help me land a job in health informatics?   …

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Biomedical informatics Vs Healthcare informatics

Hello everyone I am Harsha. I studied Masters in Foods and Nutrition and worked as Community Nutritionist for 2 yrs in India.When I was browsing for the carrier prospects in health care I came across Masters in Health Informatics and Masters in Biomedical informatics. Can you please throw some light on the difference between Health informatics and Biomedical informatics? and also the carrier prospects of both. I wanted to pursue the one among the two depending on the discussion. Please propose…

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1 Reply · Reply by Bob Hoyt Nov 2

You can finally request your medical records online in Canada through Dot Health

Hello everyone, I'm Layan from Dot Health, my co-founder and I have been working on addressing the hassle, costs and time wasted when it comes to requesting your medical health records. Anyone that's gone through this process knows how much of a pain it is and so we've built Dot Health. Dot Health is a tool that allows you to request your Canadian medical records online, store them and securely access them. Dot Health's mission is to make you the champion of your own health by reducing cost…

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1 Reply · Reply by James Hadley Oct 18

Certificate course

I am a student in an Associate's degree program in Health Information Technology. I am interested in working for the IT department at the hospital. I have not done any computer courses but I have basic understanding of databases. Can someone guide me as to what additional qualification or additional courses I would need to be part of IT team in a hospital?

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1 Reply · Reply by Bob Hoyt Nov 2

Starting school

Hi everyone,I have a bachelor degree in liberal arts and science and been working as a respiratory therapist for 2 years in a hospital based environment. As a respiratory therapist, I work everywhere through out the hospital in the clinical settings from ER, nicu, intensive care ect... I would like to pursue a career in masters of healthcare informatics but I'm not sure if it's the right decision as I have no IT background.My questions are, would I be of disadvantage in the program and work…

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8 Replies · Reply by Sue Johnson Nov 17

Guidance on Health Informatics

Hi All, Greetings! I really want some good advice on following questions. Quick background -->I recently moved to Boston from India and i have done Bachelors Of Dental Surgery in India. Currently i am looking forward to pursue MS in Health Informatics, but i have a few queries which i would really appreciate good advice on. 1) Being a Dentist, is the given field, a good choice for me, as i have zero knowledge in the IT section and would it be that hard for me to cope up as i am from a…

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1 Reply · Reply by Nidhi Jul 1