Health Informatics, Minor

The emerging field of health informatics is growing in relevance and influence as technologies continue to improve. Our program focuses on concepts and issues surrounding technology and information management in today’s ever-changing healthcare environment. This minor is a perfect complement to advanced practice, administrative, and leadership Master’s programs. 


A total of four course units is required. We also provide a sample plan of study for students.

Core Courses
NURS 573Innovation in Health: Foundations of Design Thinking1
NURS 651Healthcare Informatics (Online)1
BMIN 502Databases in Biomedical Research1
Elective Courses
Select one of the following:1
Exploring Data Science Methods with Health Care Data
Negotiations in Healthcare
Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics
Data Science for Biomedical Informatics
Standards and Clinical Terminologies
Race, Ethnicity, and the American Workplace
Systems and Design Thinking
E-Health: Business Models and Impact
Healthcare Data and Analytics
Principles and Practice of Healthcare Quality Improvement
Systems Thinking in Patient Safety
Applied Machine Learning
Interactive Computer Graphics
Big Data Analytics
Data Mining: Learning from Massive Datasets
Health Communication in the Digital Age
Total Course Units4

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.