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College of Health Sciences

Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Health Data Management

HDM-ATC

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2014 (490)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2014 (490), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Kengia Johnson-Sabree, Academic Chair, 727-341-3623

Program Summary

This program is designed for healthcare professionals who have already completed an associate's degree in health information management or another related field. Students in this program will be working towards certification in data analytics, a newly established credential, Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA). Professionals will have the knowledge to acquire, manage, analyze, interpret, and transform data into accurate, consistent, and timely information.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

1351070700: Health Information Technology

Federal CIP Code

51.0707: Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Certified Health Data Analysts will exhibit broad organizational knowledge and the ability to communicate with individuals and groups at multiple levels, both internal and external.

Admission Rules

Applicants must have an A.S. degree in a health related field.
They must have experience working with healthcare data.

Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credentials are preferred.
Needed years of experience vary according to credential.

Graduation Rules

Completion of all coursework with a grade of "C" or higher.

MAJOR CORE COURSES

Introduction to Health Data Management
3
Health Data Analytics
3
Health Care Information Systems
3
Clinical Information Systems
3
Database Management for Clinical Information Systems
3
Contemporary Issues in Health Data Management
3
18
Total Credits