Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology
Waters College of Health Professions

Health Informatics Minor

Customize your undergraduate degree with a minor in health informatics and become a unique asset in a rapidly growing, high-demand field.

The health informatics minor prepares students for the planning and utilization of health information technology in numerous professional career paths. It is ideal for students majoring in information technology, allied health or nursing.

The minor comprises six 3-hour courses and is open to all undergraduate majors.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements12
HITC 3000Introduction to Health Informatics
HITC 4100Analysis of Healthcare Data
HITC 4700Introduction to Project Management
HITC 4750Principles of Knowledge Management and Decision Support
Select 2 Course Below6
HSCAPrinciples of Health Insurance and Reimbursement
HSCA 4660Survey of Health Outcomes
HSCC 4005Interprofessional Patient Advocacy Internship
IT 1130Introduction to Information Technology
IT 231Introduction to Cyber Security
IT 1430Web Page Development
Total Credit Hours18

Interested in an undergraduate degree in health informatics? Find out more about our Health Sciences degree with a concentration in health informatics and learn about health informatics as a career.

How Do I Declare a Health Informatics Minor?

Students can declare a health informatics minor by going into My.GeorgiaSouthern.edu and clicking on the change major/minor link. Students will work with their current major advisor to be advised for their minor. Students should be sure to take the courses listed in the minor as found in the University Catalog.

Contact Us

Paula Tillman, DNP, RN, CPHIMS
Assistant Professor
Armstrong Campus-University Hall 154G
912-344-3604
ptillman@georgiasouthern.edu

HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate

Georgia Southern’s Healthcare Informatics program is proud to be a HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate (AOA) Program.

HIMSS is the healthcare industry’s membership organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.

As an Academic Organizational Affiliate, we can offer industry specific health information and technology resources, give our students access to career-boosting connections, and provide HIMSS individual memberships to all students. 

Last updated: 8/31/2020

Department of Health Sciences & Kinesiologyhk-office@georgiasouthern.edu