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TWU to Offer Informatics Programs Beginning Fall 2015

Post-Baccalaureate Certification in Interprofessional Informatics Program:

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 Health Systems Management. Students enrolled in the certificate program will complete a synthesis course integrating and applying program content.  Students with limited experience in informatics may be required take an introductory course in informatics based upon advice of the program coordinator or faculty.

Admission Requirements:

The Post Baccalaureate Certificate Program requires a Bachelor’s Degree. This program is designed for Graduate students in PT, OT, Nutrition, Nursing, HSM, IT Business and other majors related to the Healthcare Profession.

  • Post Baccalaureate certification involves the completion of 15 credit hours of instruction with 3 hours of pre-requisite.
  • GRE or MAT are not required.
  • 100% online, full- time or part- time.



NURS 6323: Informatics and Research in Nursing and Health Care

Core Courses

NURS 6813:  Data Application for Health Promotion

NURS 6963: Telehealth and Remote Monitoring in Post-Acute Services

NURS 6943: Technology Enhanced Health Promotion

NURS 6903: Interaction Design for Consumer Health and Clinical Decision Making

NURS 6903: Interprofessional Informatics Synthesis


Dr. Mari Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS
Program Director
Texas Woman’s University


Texas Medical Center Women's History Project

Dr. Robin Britt and Dr. Ann Scanlon McGinityCongratulations to our own Dr. Robin Britt and Dr. Ann Scanlon McGinity!

On March 19, 2015, the Texas Medical Center Library honored the third installation of inductees into the Texas Medical Center Women's History Project at a reception.  This year's honorees were Dr. Robin Britt, Texas Woman's University (retired); Dr. Janet Butel, Baylor College of Medicine; Dr. Asha Kapadia, UTHealth School of Public Health; Dr. Ann Scanlon McGinity, (TWU Regent), Houston Methodist Hospital; and Dr. Elizabeth Travis, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

The project recognizes the significant contributions made by women to the development of the Texas Medical Center and the advancement of health sciences and medicine.  These outstanding women's oral histories are recorded and preserved for posterity in the archives at the Library.

Accreditation Information

The (baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program and/or post-graduate APRN certificate program) at Texas Woman's University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

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