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Combine Your Interests in Health Care with Your Interests in Data Technology

Are you a health care manager looking for more knowledge related to database mining, data modeling and decision supports systems? Our online post-bachelors’ certificate program in Health Care Informatics is for you.
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Health Care Informatics (Graduate)

Program Overview

In an effort to provide health care professionals with a solid perspective of database mining, data modeling, and decision support systems, Regis University now offers a Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Health Care Informatics. This option includes 12 semester hours available in the online format. For more information, please contact an admissions counselor today!

This program is for individuals with a prior bachelor's degree that have two to three years of experience in health care with prior management experience preferred.

Degree: Graduates are awarded a Certificate in Health Care Informatics

Online Option: Flexible format allows you to log in anytime, day or night as you complete weekly assignments. Each class lasts 8 weeks allowing you to progress quickly. No campus visits are required for online students.

Start Dates: Spring (January), Summer (May), Fall (August)

Application Deadline: Rolling admission deadline so it’s never too late to apply. Course size is limited, so it is best to submit applications sooner than later.

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.

Program Requirements

Health Care Informatics Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

HCI 620 Data Mining & Decision Support in HC Settings (or MSCD 600)
HCI 625 Workflow & Change Management/Adoption of Health IT
HCI 635 Design and Selection of ITS Systems in HC (formerly HCI 610)
HCI 650 Healthcare Informatics & Information Systems

(Note:  Students may substitute MSCD 600 for HCI 620 or take it in addition to the four courses)


Regis University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
Commission URL: http://www.ncahlc.org/
Commission Phone: 312-263-0456


2015-2016 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $7,310 12 $605 $50
Online $7,310 12 $605 $50

2016-2017 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2016

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $7,620 12 $635 $50
Online $7,620 12 $635 $50

Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information. Click here for information regarding student parking fees.

How to Apply

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Admissions requirements are listed below.


  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. (Note: Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 will be considered on an individual basis by the Division of Health Services Administration.)
  • Two or three years of management experience in a health industry setting and experience with health care systems is preferred.
  • If English is not your native/first language, you must meet the following language proficiency requirement:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – Internet-based: Minimum score of 82 (24 Writing, 20 Speaking, 22 Reading, 16 Listening) on the TOEFL.
    • TOEFL – Computer-based: Minimum score of 213
    • Regis University's TOEFL code is 4656.


  • Applications for the Certificate in Health Care Informatics program are evaluated on a rolling admission basis. An application is reviewed and an enrollment decision is made once all required application materials are submitted.
  • The ideal candidate holds a baccalaureate degree in Health Care Administration/Management or a baccalaureate degree in business, clinical or health related field. Applicants without degrees or experience in a health-related field may be required to take prerequisite course work.


Applications for the Certificate in Health Care Informatics program are evaluated on a rolling admission basis. Your application is reviewed and an enrollment decision is made once all required application materials are submitted. Course size is limited. Once a course has reached its enrollment capacity, applicants will be selected for an alternate list. 

You are encouraged to submit all required application materials at once, with the exception of official transcripts.

  • Complete the online application.
  • Request official transcripts to be sent directly to Regis University from all post-secondary educational institutions attended. Transcripts must be official. Official transcripts can be mailed or sent electronically. Regis accepts electronic transcripts from the following services: Scrip-Safe, Docufide, Avow Systems.
    • Submit electronic transcripts to sendtranscripttoRU@regis.edu
    • Submit mailed transcripts to:
      Regis University
      Academic Records
      3333 Regis Blvd. A-8
      Denver, CO 80221-1099
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit a non-refundable $50.00 application fee. Instructions are given when you complete the payment portion of the online application.
  • Direct all written materials and inquiries to:
    Regis University
    Office of Admissions, Mail-Code G-9
    3333 Regis Blvd
    Denver, CO 80221-1099
    Contact: 303.458.4344
    Fax: 303.964.5534

All documents submitted during the application process become the property of Regis University.

Class Starts

Please view the academic calendar for start dates. 

This is a rolling admissions program in which we accept applications at all times. You are encouraged to submit your application materials as soon as they are completed.