Health Information Technology (HIT) Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology (HIT) is designed for individuals who want to advance their knowledge in Health Information Technology. Students will gain hands-on experience through configuring and administering open-source electronic health record systems, applying health data analytics and process mining, and assessing and managing health data security and privacy risks. Graduates with this certificate will have domain knowledge, understanding of healthcare regulations, and IT skills needed in the healthcare industry. The certificate can be taken either as a stand-alone program or as embedded in the Master of Science in Information Technology program. 


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Program Snapshot

Required Courses: (12 credit hours) 

  • IT 7503: Foundations of Health Information Technology
  • IT 7513: Electronic Health Record Systems and Applications
  • IT 7523: Clinical Processes & Workflows: Analysis and Redesign
  • IT 7533: Health Information Security and Privacy

Total Number of Credit Hours: 12


Department of Information Technology

Kennesaw State University
Department of Information Technology
1100 South Marietta Parkway, MD 9046
Atrium (Building J) J330
Marietta, GA 30060

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