Healthcare Informatics Graduate Certificate

Prepare to enter the rapidly-growing healthcare analytics profession with a graduate certificate in Healthcare Informatics from the University of Mary.

Our 12-credit, 20-weeks certificate program will help you understand how to combine nursing science, computer science, and information analytics to improve patient outcomes, improve quality of care, and inform clinical decision-making.

Take the First Step
Get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

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Program Length

12 credits/4 courses/20 weeks


  • Online

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Program For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Healthcare professionals interested in learning how to use data in order to improve decision-making and patient outcomes
  • Professionals who want to take a step toward earning an MSN with a Health Informatics specialization
  • Anyone interested in the ways data collection and analysis can improve healthcare

Career Paths

  • Nurse Informaticist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Health Informaticist
  • Healthcare Analyst
  • Health Informatics Director
  • Hospital IT Director
  • Informatics Consultant

What You’ll Learn

  • Principles of information management in clinical and non-clinical settings.
  • Best practices for utilizing informatics, information systems, and evidence-based management.
  • Common moral and ethical dilemmas associated with new technologies and their application in a healthcare setting.
  • Human-computer interface (HCI) and user experience (UX) principles and how to apply those principles when creating new products and services for the healthcare industry.
  • How informatics technology can empower patients, enhance clinical decision-making, and influence patient outcomes.

Program Details

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!
  • Online
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  • Tuition: $550/credit
  • Technology fee: $30 per credit

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the certificate program:

  • Official transcripts
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to [email protected]

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