In our Health Informatics Program, students receive an applied real world education to prepare for the evolving expectations for health care professionals.
The Health Informatics degree fully prepares students to assume positions in information technology departments to enhance quality and operations for the health industry.
About the Health Informatics Program
The Health Informatics undergraduate program, the first of its kind for Oregon public universities, prepares students for a career as information and computing specialists in the health care field.
Our program provides a strong background in business management, information systems, computing science and health care providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills in the field of health informatics. Oregon Tech’s Health Informatics program is designed to fit the lifestyle of working adults by offering online classes and to provide the maximum opportunity for employment and promotion.
Oregon Tech's hands-on approach to education assures that you will have the right skills to enter the job market prepared for high paying, high quality positions. The Oregon Tech program offers exceptional student to teacher ratios. Faculty members are also directly involved in student counseling and advising.
|Students can expect to take courses in:|
|Database Design||Computer Networks||Systems Analysis|
|Computer Programming||Healthcare IT||Data Analytics|
|EHR Implementation||Medical Terminology||Digital Security|
To be most effective and provide an in-depth learning experience, several educational approaches are utilized, including lectures, case studies, presentations, practice assignments, discussions, group work, and hands-on exercises. In addition, skills necessary for today's technology professional are emphasized in the program, including communication, information research and analysis, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, problem solving, presentations, teamwork, and writing. The program is designed to provide students with practical exposure to real system development and the issues faced by modern IT and health care professionals.
Oregon Institute of Technology is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. NWCCU is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and/or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Oregon Tech has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).