Medical Informatics

A.A.S.

Program Information

Career Community: Healthcare
Degree Type: A.A.S.
Program Location: Main Campus

What is Medical Informatics?

EXPECTED HOURS FOR A.A.S. DEGREE: 61

Medical Informatics is the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management and planning. This program will provide a pathway for students who are interested in a career in Medical Informatics as either a technician or developer.

Program Outcomes

Students upon completion of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Apply problem solving skills through the execution of computer concepts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of medical terminology and body systems.
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What Are My Options to Pay for This Degree?

Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov. A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

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Classes You Might Take

Medical Informatics A.A.S.

  • ADMN 1306 – Medical Terminology (3 credits)
  • CITC 1301 – Introduction to Programming and Logic (3 credits)
  • GEN 1010 – First Year Seminar (3 credits)
  • HIMT 1301 – Introduction to Health Information Management (3 credits)
  • INFS 1010 – Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • BUSN 1305 – Introduction to Business (3 credits)
  • CITC 1303 – Database Concepts (3 credits)
  • CITC 1320 – A+ Hardware and Software (3 credits)
  • ENGL 1010 – English Composition I (3 credits)
  • PHIL 1040 – Introduction to Ethics (3 credits)
  • ADMN 1307 – Survey of Coding (3 credits)
  • CITC 1302 – Introduction to Networking (3 credits)
  • CITC 1351 – Principles of Information Assurance (3 credits)
  • MDCA 2302 – Healthcare Legal/Ethical Issues (3 credits)
  • Choose one of the following courses:
    • BIOL 1010 – Introduction to Biology (4 credits)
    • MATH 1530 – Introductory Statistics (3 credits)
  • BUSN 2330 – Principles of Management (3 credits)
  • CITC 1333 – Linux LPCI-1 (3 credits)
  • COMM 2025 – Fundamentals of Communication (3 credits)
  • CPED 1012 – Soft Skills in the Workforce (1 credit)
  • MEDI 2312 – Medical Informatics Internship (3 credits)
  • PSYC 1030 – Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)

    Contact Cleveland State about Healthcare

    CAREER COMMUNITY CONTACT

    Email: sgodsey@clevelandstatecc.edu

    Talk to Us: 423-473-2384