Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

Earn your graduate certificate in health informatics online at TWU. Our certificate is designed for those who have a bachelor's degree and come from nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nutrition science, health systems management, or business.

Program Features

  • Health Informatics Graduate Certificate
    100% online and interactive 
  • Interdisciplinary and collaborative 
  • 15 credits of coursework (5 courses) which can transfer to the MS in Informatics
  • Faculty with expertise in health informatics education, research, and practice
  • Supervised practicums with outstanding academic and community partners
  • Courses covering health data management, health information system management, telehealth, and healthcare data-related regulations aligned with the requirements of ANCC Informatic Nursing Certification (RN-BC) and HIMSS CAHIMS certification
Certificate Plan

Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics

Program Contact

Mikyoung Lee, Ph.D., R.N.

Application Deadlines

Fall - June 15

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education, either health sciences or non-health sciences based.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA minimum for all prior course work.
  • Resume.
  • Email addresses for two individuals familiar with your academic capabilities, who can provide letters of recommendation to be requested through and submitted into the application.
  • Statement of Intent
    • Professional Goals
    • Reason for pursuing graduate work, background experience.

Graduate Admission

Begin by reviewing your program's website to see if there are additional admission requirements and application deadlines prior to applying.  

  1. Apply online.
    Apply to Graduate Programs  via the TWU Online Graduate Application Portal following instructions below.  
  2. Submit transcripts to TWU.
    • Domestic Applicants must submit official transcripts for each college or university attended, both undergraduate and graduate. See the Information on Transcripts website for more details.
    • International Applicants are now required to provide an evaluation prepared by a NACES or AICE member evaluation service. International transcripts should not be sent directly to TWU. See the International Admissions website for more details.
  3. Submit Recommendation Requests
    If your program requires you to submit names for recommendations you will need to do it in the application.
  4. Pay the application fee.
    The $50 fee ($75 fee for International applicants), which applies to all new and returning applicants, can be paid by:
    1. Credit card - Pay Online through the application as the last step before submitting the application. The second portion of the application will not be available until the application fee has been received.
    2. Certified check or money order by mail or electronically - Payable to TWU, sent by mail to:
      TWU Admissions Processing, 304 Administration Drive, Suite 102, Denton, Texas 76204
      (include your full name and ID number).
    3. Cash (no personal checks) - Pay at the Bursar's Office. After paying, bring the receipt to Admissions Processing (down the hall in ACT).
    4. Fee Waivers - Graduate applicants who are certified McNair Scholars are eligible for a McNair Scholar Application Fee Waiver. TWU Alumni may be eligible for the Alumni Advantage Fee Waiver. Check your eligibility here: If eligible submit the request using the Application Fee Waiver Submission
    5. Following fee payment return to the application dashboard where supplemental application documents can be uploaded. The online application will list which documents are needed to fulfill the program admission requirements. You can also check the program's website.

For more information or assistance with the application or graduate admissions, visit the Graduate Admissions website.

Students who wish to apply for a Graduate Assistantship must meet the General Criteria for Appointment of Graduate Assistants


Mikyoung Lee, PhD, RN
Doswell Endowed Chair for Informatics and Health Care Transformation
Program Coordinator 

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For an outstanding opportunity to learn more about health informatics, register for the 2023 Doswell Health Informatics Conference

2023 Doswell Health Informatics Conference

Page last updated 10:04 AM, March 26, 2024