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December 13, 2011

Online Public Health Informatics Course for Professionals Now Taking Applications

The Bloomberg School recently announced that it is accepting applications for its Certificate in Public Health Informatics, an online course offered through the Department of Health Policy and Management, the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

technology.jpgThe course is designed for current and future public health professionals who want to develop skills in the area of public health informatics, which can be described as the intersection of information science, computer science and health care. Graduates of the course will receive a Maryland State-approved Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health Informatics.

This program is available completely online and covers topics such as biomedical and population health informatics, health information systems design and development, health information technology standards and systems interoperability, and systems evaluation.

The application deadline is March 15, 2012 and the course will begin in August.

For more information about the course, tuition subsidies and application forms, please download this information sheet or visit the Certificate in Public Health Informatics webpage.