Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology (HIT) Program is designed for IT professionals who have a bachelor's degree and have taken the Graduate Transition Certificate in Information Technology (or the equivalent through other course work) to advance their knowledge in the field of Health IT. All the courses in the Health Information Technology Certificate are offered both face-to-face and online.

Students graduating with this program will have a strong background in fundamental principles and applications of the use of information and communication technology in health care in different healthcare settings, as well as hands-on experience with Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems widely adopted by healthcare providers.

APPLICATION AND DOCUMENT DEADLINES

This program accepts applications in Fall, Spring and Summer; the deadlines are:

Fall July 1; Spring November 1; Summer April 1.

See the list of available start terms and document deadlines here. Please note that completed applications and all required credentials must be submitted by the posted deadline.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to ksugrad@kennesaw.edu.
  • Resume - (Can be uploaded into the online application)

PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director: Dr. Lei Li
Program Office:  470-578-3915; lli@kennesaw.edu and gradccse@kennesaw.edu 
Program Website: http://ccse.kennesaw.edu/it/programs/cert-hit.php

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