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Health Informatics Programs at Georgia State

Health informatics combines health care and information sciences to improve the delivery and management of health care. The Lewis School offers an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree and a graduate certificate in this rapidly growing field.

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Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Health Informatics

The B.I.S. in Health Informatics with a concentration in Clinical Informatics curriculum is a five full-time semester course of study beyond the first two years of the undergraduate curriculum. Because of its professional nature, students must apply for and be formally admitted to the program. Prior to admission to the program, students must complete the core curriculum. Ranking for admission is competitive, based on academic record. Student selection is based on: overall grade point average, prerequisite GPA, consistency of academic performance, grade trends and interpersonal ability as evidenced in the written personal statement.

Prerequisites

Students are admitted to the program upon completion of the freshman and sophomore level core courses (60 credit hours ) and required program prerequisites. Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and letter grade of C or higher in all program prerequisite courses. Fall Curriculum | Spring Curriculum Prerequisites Apply 

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Office of Academic Assistance Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. 811 Urban Life Building Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone Number: (404) 413- 1000

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Students enrolling in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions bachelor of interdisciplinary in health informatics pursue a clinical track. For a health administration option, please contact the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. The bachelor of interdisciplinary studies in health informatics with a concentration in clinical informatics curriculum is a four semester course of study beyond the first two years of the undergraduate curriculum. Because of its professional nature, students apply for admission into the program and are formally admitted at the beginning of the fall semester of their junior year. Prior to admission to the program, students must complete the core curriculum. Ranking for admission is competitive, based on academic record. Student selection is based on: overall grade point average, science GPA, consistency of academic performance, grade trends and interpersonal abilities.

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Graduate Certificate in Clinical Health Informatics

The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics is an 18-21 credit hour program of study. This is an online program and is designed for experienced healthcare professionals or current students of the GSU Lewis schools graduate clinical programs in physical therapy, respiratory therapy, nutrition or occupational therapy. Students of this program are healthcare professionals who would like to transition into careers in health informatics. Nursing graduate students are encouraged to apply to the Lewis School’s graduate Nursing Informatics program. The program will consist of at least two courses per semester, and is one calendar year long (three semesters). Cohorts may be accepted each fall and spring semester. Who is eligible to apply for this program?
  • Graduates of B.I.S in Health Informatics program at GSU
  • Healthcare professionals (i.e., clinicians and other professionals who have worked in clinical settings) with at least two years’ experience
  • Current graduate students in the SNHP clinical programs (except for nursing)
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Talk to an Adviser

Office of Academic Assistance Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. 811 Urban Life Building Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone Number: (404) 413- 1000

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Prerequisites

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited-institution.
  • Clinical healthcare experience
Courses in parentheses are the GSU version of the prerequisite courses. To view tentative equivalents at other institutions, please visit this link. All transfer credits must be verified by our Office of Academic Assistance.
  • Introduction to Computer Information Systems (CIS 2010)
  • Basic Medical Terminology (SNHP 2010)
  • Elementary Statistics (MATH 1070)
  • Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 2210 and BIOL 2220)