Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Informatics
*The 10,000 tuition subsidy from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is no longer available*
We are now accepting applications for the class entering in the fall of 2014 through February 15, 2014. Please read the program requirements and application instructions carefully and feel free to contact Kersti Winny, Academic Programs Administrator, if you have any further questions.
Division of Health Sciences Informatics
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
The program consists of seven 3 credit courses, one of which is the practicum, all offered on a quarterly basis. The entire program can be taken remotely; there is no need to be in or near Baltimore.
Upon completion of the Clinical Informatics Certificate Program, students will be able to:
- Support or lead development of strategic direction for health information within the clinical enterprise
- Participate in or lead development of clinical knowledge management tools
- Support or lead the health IT systems development, procurement, and implementation process
- Support or lead evaluation of health information systems and applications
- Represent the enterprise’s interest in the national health IT debates, and particularizes that debate to meet local needs
- Clinicians (physicians, nurses, dentists, doctors of osteopathy)
- Health specialists, including librarians and information managers seeking health IT skills.
- Programmers/software engineers seeking health IT skills.
Applicants should have one of the following three qualifications:
- A previous master's or health-professional degree from an accredited college or university.
- An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a field relevant to Health IT, plus 3 years of experience in a field relevant to health IT. While experience in health IT itself is a higher priority, consideration will be given to experience in IT or related fields, other than health.
- An undergraduate degree in a field relevant to Health IT from an accredited college or university and 1 year of experience in a field relevant to Health IT, plus the GRE in the past 3 years. While experience in health IT itself is a higher priority, consideration will be given to experience in IT or related fields, other than health.
All applicants must provide official transcripts, a statement of purpose, 2 letters of recommendation and a CV. These, and any other supporting documents should be sent to the Office of Graduate Student Affairs, 1830 East Monument Street, Ste. 2-107, Baltimore, MD 21287.
Students not already matriculated in a degree program at Johns Hopkins are referred to as special students, and should submit their applications and supporting documents through the School of Medicine.
Students matriculated at Johns Hopkins must apply for the Post Baccalaureate Certificate no later than two terms prior to their expected Post Baccalaureate Certificate completion date.
Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, and non-degree-seeking students may apply at any time through the School of Medicine.
Tuition for the 21 Credit Post Baccalaureate Certificate for students not admitted or matriculated into a Johns Hopkins degree program will be $20,034 in the 2013 -2014 academic year. Information for financial aid can be found here.
To complete the application follow this link.
Important Transcript Information
It is the policy of the School of Medicine Registrar that new students have a complete set of original transcripts on file prior to matriculation showing the degree awarded and date. An official transcript is one that is addressed to the Office of Graduate Student Affairs and sent directly from the granting institution to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Office of Graduate Student Affairs, 1830 East Monument Street, Ste. 2-107, Baltimore, MD 21287. The transcript envelope must be sealed and stamped on arrival at the OGSA office. Transcripts addressed to the student can not be accepted even if they are sent to the OGSA address above.
|Clinical Informatics/Health IT Domain Subspecialist|
PLEASE NOTE THE ADD/DROP DATES FOR THE 2013/14 ACADEMIC YEAR
Quarter 1 September 3, 2013 – October 25, 2013
September 17, 2012 by 5:00 pm Last day to drop course/program with full refund
Quarter 2 October 28, 2013 – December 20, 2013
Last day to drop, November 11, 2013 by 5:00 pm
Quarter 3 January 21, 2014 – March 14, 2014
Last Day to drop, February 4, 2014 by 5:00 pm
Quarter 4 March 24, 2014 – May 16, 2014
Last day to drop, April 7, 2014 by 5:00 pm
Summer May 19, 2014 - August 15, 2014
Last day to drop, June 2, 2014
Students needing to withdraw from the program must do so by the Quarter 1 Add/Drop Deadline to get a full tuition refund.