Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics

The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics is intended for those professionals who have a bachelor’s degree and who are seeking additional education and training in informatics. This certificate will provide students with academic and supervised practicums in informatics.  Content includes technology-based health promotion, data application, interaction design, and telehealth.  The program uses an interprofessional education/collaborative approach to learning. The certificate program is designed for students from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nutrition Science, and Business. Students enrolled in the certificate program will complete a synthesis course integrating and applying program content.  

Marketable Skills

Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."

  1. Create and format data as tables and graphs.
  2. Understand data and apply it in practice.
  3. Effectively communicate through a variety of mediums and modes.

Admissions

All students must meet the University requirements as outlined in the Admission to the TWU Graduate School section of the catalog.

This academic program may have additional admission criteria that must also be completed as outlined on the program's website.

Degree Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours Required

15 semester credit hours (SCH).

Prerequisite Course
Informatics and Research in Nursing
or 30 continuing educational units from an approved informatics course
Required Courses
NURS 6813Data Applications for Health Promotion In Nursing3
NURS 6963Telehealth and Remote Monitoring3
NURS 6943Technology-Enhanced Health Promotion3
NURS 6853Interaction Design in Healthcare3
NURS 6893Interprofessional Informatics Synthesis3
Total SCHs15