Concentration in Health Informatics

Lead Faculty: Dr. Patric M. Schiltz

The Health Informatics Concentration focuses on effective and innovative use of information and communication technologies in healthcare organizations. Graduates are prepared to advance their careers as entry level health informatics specialists in a healthcare profession, support informatics teams and communicate effectively with healthcare and technology professionals.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the requirements, design usability, product selection and life cycle for the software system that supports the different clinical and administrative healthcare information and communication technologies.
  2. Communicate effectively with healthcare and information technology professionals and staff working in the healthcare ecosystem.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to effectively use clinical and administrative healthcare information and communication systems.
  4. Design the quality improvement in a healthcare organization following the implementation of information and communication technologies.


Students in the Health Informatics Concentration are required to complete six specialized courses in addition to the core major requirements for the BS with a Major in Allied Health.
Requirements for the Concentration (6 courses; 27 quarter units)
Core Requisite(s):