Health Data Specialist


Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

Talk about a perfect blend. The health data specialist degree is an awesome blend of health information management and computer programming. Why? As healthcare delivery moves to an increasingly electronic stage (think online appointment scheduling, virtual doctor visits, and e-charts), this program gives students a solid background in crucial areas of data security, database modeling and cryptography. All of these skills are a must in today’s healthcare environment to protect patients in the storage, maintenance and use of digital healthcare data.

Students will apply computer programming, troubleshooting, and information technology skills to the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of standard, customized or proprietary medical software and associated hardware.

Are you up for the challenge? Put your skills to work in a variety of medical settings, including clinics, private practice, specialty offices, and hospitals. Learn more about the health data specialist degree.

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