Northeastern’s graduate certificate program in Health Informatics Privacy and Security provides high-quality, specialized training in health informatics and the opportunity to acquire and apply your knowledge quickly.
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The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Privacy and Security combines knowledge of health informatics with a strong foundation in important information security issues. Northeastern’s status as a National Security Agency Center of Excellence for Information Security Education and Research ensures the program is both relevant and of high academic quality.
This eight-month program consists of five courses (15 credits). Most students take three courses in the fall and two in the spring. Courses in the certificate program also apply toward master’s degree requirements. This gives you the flexibility to complete a certificate and be well on your way to earning a degree if you decide later to continue your education.
Program design is flexible to allow completion on a rapid schedule or a slower pace that is more compatible with full-time workers
Courses in the certificate program also apply toward Health Informatics master’s degree requirements
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Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Privacy and Security General Requirements
A grade of B– or higher is required in all course work.
HINF 5101 - Introduction to Health Informatics and Health Information Systems
HINF 5102 - Data Management in Healthcare
Privacy and Security
CY 5130 - Computer System Security
CY 5150 - Network Security Practices
CY 5200 - Security Risk Management and Assessment
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