Integrated Health Systems Adv Crt

As health systems change, the field has a growing need for professionals who understand how new technology affects patients and medical personnel. Deepen your knowledge of information systems, human-computer interaction and communication methods in a healthcare setting with this program.

Quick Facts

Rolling Admission Apply Anytime

You Can Start Fall, Spring or Summer

Delivery Option(s) Main Campus, Online

Cost Per Credit Hour $462

Credit Hours 15

Estimated Completion Time 1 year

Overview

You will gain skills that transcend fields through working with faculty in programs such as computer science, communications studies and graphic design. Our program teaches you the skills needed to improve user interaction and communication with health information technology and systems.

While learning to develop programs, tools and ideas that will enhance the exchange of information between people, function and facilities, you will earn the opportunity, alongside clinicians, to help make healthcare more efficient and better serve all constituencies.

Isabelle Bichindaritz: Program Introduction - Integrated Health Systems

Introduction Video
Program Director: Dr. Isabelle Bichindaritz

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Addressing the technological challenges of tomorrow cannot be done in isolation. With this in mind, the graduate certificate program in Health Information Technology comprises areas as diverse as information science, human-computer interaction and health informatics. 

Outcomes

Our program prepares  graduates for the growing healthcare market, which needs professionals who understand the psychological, cultural and social changes that come along with adopting new technology. Credits from this program may also be applied towards our human-computer interaction or biomedical and health informatics master’s degrees.

Career Opportunities

  • User interface designer
  • Health information manager
  • Systems analyst

Program Resources





Diversity Graduate Fellowship Program

Prospective students may be eligible for an award which includes an annual stipend, in addition to fully-paid tuition for full-time study.

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More than 120 Graduate Assistantships Offered

Assistantships provide an opportunity to gain experience through professional work on campus.

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$500,000

in total awards given every year to our graduate students

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Admission Requirements

Official transcript

Submit an official transcript showing confirmation of a bachelor's or master’s degree/advanced certificate. This includes any transcripts showing graduate-level coursework or post-baccalaureate degrees/certificates. Official transcripts must be sent directly from granting institution (electronic or mail). If you are a SUNY Oswego alum, your transcript will be automatically requested after entering your student ID and identifying SUNY Oswego as your school on the application.

Purpose statement

Indicate your purpose for applying to SUNY Oswego for graduate education. What inspired you to apply? How will this impact your life? Identify any particular interests within the program area, discuss your future career goals, and provide any additional information which may help in evaluating your application.

Resume

Include a professional resume or curriculum vitae that includes your academic history, professional background and any accomplishments of note. This document should provide details that support your admittance to the program.

Two letters of recommendation

Indicate two names with valid email addresses. We will send an email request directly to the references on your behalf. These references should be able to speak to your character, work ethic and abilities.

Application fee

Prospective students are charged a non-refundable $65 fee for processing the application.

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