Apr 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

5100 Department of Health Informatics and Healthcare Leadership


1228 Urban Life Building
404-413-1226
healthinformatics.gsu.edu/
https://lewis.gsu.edu/program/health-leadership-graduate-certificate/

Cedric Truss, Program Director

Faculty: Bennafield, Sanders, Truss

 

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Health (GCHI) is an 19-credit hour program of study. All courses have been specially designed and developed for students currently working in a healthcare or IT setting for at least two years, and who are seeking to gain skills in health informatics to maintain, upgrade, or advance their health informatics knowledge and skills. Students who are current students of one of the clinical graduate programs in the Lewis College may also apply for the GCHI. Since the Certificate is strictly online, F1/J1 visa sponsorship is not available.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Leadership  is designed to build healthcare leaders who can successfully lead teams, skillfully negotiate, influence team behaviors, and deliver positive results. This program will facilitate the enhancement of communication strategies, managing organizational culture, and making effective and strategic decisions. The aim is to provide an opportunity for graduate students and for practicing professionals in healthcare the ability to advance their knowledge and expertise in leadership as they complete their current program of study or while they practice and work.

The Master of Science in Health Science, Health Informatics (MSHS in HI) is  a 36-credit hour program of study.  All courses have been specially designed and developed for students currently working in a healthcare or IT setting for at least two years, and who are seeking to gain skills in health informatics to maintain, upgrade, or advance their health informatics knowledge and skills.  Students with a bachelor’s degree in any field may apply for the MSHS in HI degree program.  Since the Degree is strictly online, F1/J1 visa sponsorship is not available.

Program Academic Regulations

Students in the graduate level health informatics and healthcare leadership programs are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.  No more than two C grades (maximum of six semester credits) in health informatics and healthcare leaderships can be applied toward the degree.  A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to receive the certificate or master’s degree.

The Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions reserves the right to require the withdrawal of any student at any time in order to preserve and maintain the college’s standards of scholarship and conduct. Furthermore, if the student has been sanctioned for any violation of university rules, procedures, or policies, an automatic review and determination of that student’s progress in the program will occur.

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