Health Informatics Privacy and Security, Graduate Certificate

The certificate program in health informatics privacy and security combines knowledge of health informatics with a strong foundation in important information security issues. Northeastern’s status as a National Security Agency Center of Excellence for Information Security Education and Research ensures the program is both relevant and of high academic quality.

  • Eight-month program
  • Five courses, 18 semester hours

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

A grade of B– or higher is required in all course work.

Required Core
HINF 5101Introduction to Health Informatics and Health Information Systems3
HINF 5102Data Management in Healthcare3
Privacy and Security
IA 5130Computer System Security4
IA 5150Network Security Practices4
IA 5200Security Risk Management and Assessment4

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

18 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required