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Health Care Informatics and IT Graduate Certificate

School of Nursing & Health Sciences

Overview

Today, hospital administrators need people who can understand and lead in areas where health care and information technology connect. Capella University's online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Informatics and Information Technology prepares you for an in-demand specialty that will allow you to differentiate yourself quickly as a health care professional.

  • Develop your knowledge and skills in health care informatics, as well as in foundational systems like data storage and networking.
  • Gain a big-picture perspective on the ways data analysis can be used to make more informed and intelligent decisions.
  • Bridge the gap between health care and IT in your organization.

Industry Certification and More

Earn your certificate and be eligible to take the CompTIA A+ certification, a certification that shows you are prepared to troubleshoot network and security issues across a variety of devices and operating systems. We'll give you the skills and knowledge you need to take the certification exam—and the voucher to take it for free.

Aligned to HIMSS and CPHIMS

Capella’s informatics curriculum is aligned to the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) examination content—international standards of professional knowledge and competence in health care information and management systems.

HIMSS is a global, caused-based, nonprofit organization focused on bettering health through IT. Enrollment in this program provides you with free HIMSS membership—a benefit available to individuals in any of our informatics programs.

Detailed Program Information

Get all the details about cost, courses, requirements, and more.

Classes Start January 8th

Healthcare Informatics and IT Certificate Online - Capella University

Ready to get started? We’re ready for you. Chat with an enrollment counselor or apply now to take the first step on the journey toward your future. 

Admission Requirements »  | $50 Application Fee

Cost & Learning Format

Online education isn’t one size fits all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn. 

Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who want it.  We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines. 

  • Based on the quarter system; 1-3 courses per 10-week quarter
  • 1 semester credit = 1.5 quarter credits
  • Weekly assignments and courseroom discussions
  • Pay for what you take, price varies by courseload or term
$8,966$11,070*   MAX TRANSFER CREDITS–TYPICAL TRANSFER CREDITS
$526 per credit, 20 total quarter credits, 4 max transfer credits

Get the Details

Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.

*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on your specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. The prices above show what you would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the maximum allowed transfer credits.  

Ways to Save

At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think. 

Employer & Association Discounts

Many employers and organizations partner with Capella to offer tuition discounts. Talk to an enrollment counselor to learn more. 

Scholarships for New Students

Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid. 

Employer Reimbursements

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees, even if there’s no formal program. Check with your manager or HR dept.

Faculty & Support

You’re never going it alone at Capella. Our dedicated faculty and support teams are waiting to guide, help, and advise you through every step of your educational journey.

Enrollment Counselors

These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads). They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for success.  

Financial Aid Counselors

First they listen. Then they act—for you. Running the numbers, exploring ways to save, and making the financing of your education simpler.

Advisors

Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our advisors—they know all about the details of your program.

Faculty

Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need, now.

Healthcare Informatics and IT Certificate Online - Capella University

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