Health Care Informatics Certificate

The Health Care Informatics certificate program provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals, particularly those healthcare professionals without a BS in nursing, to acquire knowledge and skills in the rapidly progressing field of informatics. With the recent movement towards the adoption of the electronic health record and the need for IT infrastructure to increase patient safety and facilitate evidence-based practice, there is a growing need for more informatics specialists. This certificate provides opportunities for those new to the field and those who may be practicing in the field and need a professional update.

For more information regarding graduation rates, the median debt of students completing our certificate programs and other important information, please visit the University of Colorado Denver Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness​.

Application Instructions

If you are applying for a certificate, be sure to select the specific specialty as your desired program of study. If you would like to take individual courses, simply select Nondegree/Non-matriculated Student.

Be sure to address the program requirements within the open response field for purpose of registration.

Program Coursework

To receive a Health Care Informatics Certificate, students must complete 16 credit hours of coursework.

Informatics Core Courses


Informatics Program


Important Dates


Spring 2022

Non-Degree Application Opens
November 1, 2021

Non-Degree Application & Enrollment Request Deadline
January 10, 2022

Certificate Program Enrollment Request Deadline
January 10, 2022

NEXus Enrollment Request Deadline
January 14, 2022

Spring Semester
January 24, 2022 - May 20, 2022
(Including Finals Week)

Drop Deadline
February 4, 2022

Specialty Options (Select 2)