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Information Technology-Health Informatics Option

Mission

The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option, a Bachelor of Science program, provides students with the foundation necessary to enable them to effectively design, develop, implement, evaluate and manage health care information systems and resources.

Educational Objectives

  • The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option degree program prepares students to contribute to the improvement of health care delivery systems.
  • The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option degree program prepares students to adapt to ever-changing industry trends.
  • The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option degree program prepares students to succeed in broad industry applications such as mid-level managers or as IT professionals.

Expected Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, Information-Technology-Health Informatics Option graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and social environment of business.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the global environment of business.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use business tools.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams and/or groups.
  9. Demonstrate ability to analyze, design, implement, and support Relational Database Management Systems (RBMS)
  10. Analyze business needs with the view to design and implement data networks.
  11. Perform the general planning and analysis of business systems that will support the development of modern business information systems (IS).
  12. Demonstrate an understanding of the design and use of computerized information systems for use in health care.

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Information Technology-Health Informatics Option program can be found on the program's web page on the Oregon Tech web site.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2012-13 academic year, the program faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the attached annual report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.