Graduate Certificate in Informatics for Public Health
The Graduate Certificate in Informatics for Public Health (IPH) offers to further and meet the growing demand for professional education and development in the field of public health informatics. The certificate provides participants with basic knowledge of issues and application of informatics in areas of public health including surveillance, prevention, preparedness, and health promotion, and competence in evaluating and discovering solutions for the current and future public health informatics challenges.
The IPH Certificate is designed to serve as a stand-alone certificate program for non-degree seeking students, public health care professionals and as an additional option for Master of Health Administration students, Master of Science in Health Informatics students, Master of Public Health students, and other Graduate students. Courses taken for the certificate program are not intended to fulfill the requirements of any current Graduate degree at MU. All IPH courses are offered in a 100% online format.
Successful completion of the certificate requires a total of 12 credit hours.**
|Required Core Courses|
|HMI 7431||Foundation of Public Health Informatics||3|
|HMI 8545||Methods in Public Health Informatics *||3|
|or HMI 8450||Methods of Health Services Research|
|HMI 7432||Applied Public Health Research and Evaluation||3|
|HMI 7566||Health Informatics Ethics||3|
|HMI 7580||Project Management||3|
|HMI 8565||Health Care Ethics||3|
|HMI 8610||Consumer Health Informatics||3|
|P_HLTH 8470||GIS for Public Health||3|
Course not used as a required core course may be used as an elective.
Please contact Health Administration in the Department of Health Sciences in the College of Health Sciences for further information about the certificate program and plan of study options. Additional information also available at https://gradschool.missouri.edu/degree-programs/.
Sample Plan of Study #1
|HMI 7431||3||HMI 8610||3|
|HMI 7435||3||HMI 8545||3|
|Total Credits: 12|
Sample Plan of Study #2
|HMI 7431||3||HMI 8545||3|
|Public Health GIS Elective (in development)||3||HMI 7432||3|
|Total Credits: 12|
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