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Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus George Brown College - Casa Loma Campus, Canada

Intake Jan 2024

Jan 2023, Sep 2023

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CAD 17904

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 110

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12 months


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Program Overview

The evolution of information and communication technologies is transforming the health-care system and creating new ways of accessing and exchanging information that will impact the health care sector. Health care and information systems professionals currently employed or with experience in a health care or technology environment, or who have an interest in the advancement of information technologies in the health-care delivery sector, will be interested in this program.

The Health Informatics graduate certificate program brings together professionals in health-related and information technology sectors to develop specialists in health informatics who can respond to the current and emerging needs of health care systems. This intensive program is designed for IT, health care or related professionals who aspire to enter into a health informatician/analyst role, or practitioners who wish to enhance their experience with formal education. As a student in this program, you will be engaged and supported by a team of health informatician/business system analyst professionals and faculty in developing critical skills and competencies in the areas of:

  • Health care systems, technologies and trends
  • Ethical, professional, legal and policy implications of health information systems technologies and health information standards
  • Problem identification and analysis
  • Documenting and analyzing health-care organization, health-user and solution requirements
  • Process, workflow and system/solution modelling
  • Project management
  • Technical writing
  • Leadership and management
  • Business and system analysis techniques and core-professional competencies such as analytical thinking and problem solving, communication and facilitation, and interactional skills

Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Assess organizational requirements for health information system technologies (HIST).
  • Formulate strategies for the selection and implementation of HIST.
  • Design and deliver educational/training strategies for end-users.
  • Evaluate the impact of HIST on business/clinical processes, and on health services delivery.


Additional Information

Program Level Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88.0  Minimum Listening - 22.0  Minimum Reading - 22.0  Minimum Writing - 22.0  Minimum Speaking - 22.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60.0  Minimum Listening - 55.0  Minimum Reading - 55.0  Minimum Writing - 55.0  Minimum Speaking - 55.0  
    • Minimum Overall Score - 125.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have A Diploma or Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences or related field from an accredited institution
  • Three-year Diploma in Information Technology or related field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum one year of work experience as a health-care professional or an IT professional, or equivalent (resume required)

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
125 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 110

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12000 Per year

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