Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2020 (580)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2020 (580), 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.
(Transferable to an Associate's Degree in Health Information Management at SPC)
This program is designed to prepare students for employment as entry level Healthcare Informatics Specialists or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in related health record or information technology occupations.
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
0351070712: Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Federal CIP Code
51.0707: Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Job Related Opportunities
Please review the Health Informatics Certificate Admission Guide
The Admission Guide will outline the admission criteria specific to the Healthcare Informatics Certificate program as well as explain the timetable for evaluation and further admission correspondence. Please review this information carefully to ensure you submit a complete application at the appropriate time. Only students who satisfy all the application requirements and submit a complete application in accordance with the information detailed in the Admission Guide will be considered for admission.
Before entering the first term of the Healthcare Informatics Certificate "program courses," students must demonstrate they are at college level in Writing, Reading, and Math either through appropriate test scores, or through appropriate course completion and complete 5 credits which must include CGS 1100 and HSC 1531 from the Support Courses listed below. These courses do not have to be completed in the order listed. Candidates will also complete the Health Programs Application form. Please see a counselor or advisor.
In order to enroll in any program course with a prerequisite, a grade of "C" or better must have been earned in all prerequisite courses. Students must earn grades of "C" or better in all courses required for the Healthcare Informatics CT curriculum in order to graduate from the program.
New graduates from the Healthcare Informatics Certificate program are advised to take the Certified Associate Healthcare in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS) examination administered by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
MAJOR CORE COURSES
1st Term in Program
MAJOR CORE COURSES
2nd Term in Program