Health Care Informatics

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Nowhere is this need more acute than in biomedical, clinical, health care and pharmaceutical industries where health care planners, managers, scientists and practitioners routinely confront conflicting sources of knowledge and burgeoning numbers of data.

The main goal of this program is to train students in both the conceptual and practical tools from highly relevant disciplines e.g. computer and information sciences, decision sciences, imaging informatics, and clinical and health services research for the understanding, invention, generation and propagation of biological and medical information - to solve complex problems in prevention and treatment of diseases, health sciences and pharmaceutical research, clinical decision-making and delivery of health care, and hospital/healthcare information management.

A student must take a minimum of 9 credits from a group of core courses, and 9 credits from a group of specialization courses. The Curriculum contents and guided projects under this option can be tailored to meet a student specific area of interest or requirements.

Permission to take courses is contingent upon fulfillment of the specific course prerequisites, and approval of the Program Director. Those students who wish to continue onto the Master of Science Program in Biomedical Informatics can do so at any time during their tenure in the Certificate Program by forwarding the necessary application material to the Program Director

Applicant for admission must hold a bachelors degree from an accredited institution in the US or its equivalent with a major in any field of health sciences (including medicine, dentistry, allied health, nursing, public health, pharmacy), or biological sciences, computer science, engineering, business administration or an equivalent field of study. A student seeking admission must satisfy all entrance requirements of Rutgers-SHRP. English Language Requirements TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 79



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