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.
Introduction to Health Informatics
Analysis of Healthcare Data
Introduction to Project Management
Principles of Knowledge Management and Decision Support
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.
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 and Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus
Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology Dept #4076
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419