Health Informatics Grad Cert GBC
George Brown College, Canada
About This Program
This Health Informatics Graduate Certificate program is focused on developing specialists with a 'dual' perspective who can integrate computational and managerial knowledge and experience with health related knowledge and experience. This is to better respond to current and emerging needs of health systems.
This program is for you if you:
You will be acquiring knowledge, skills and competencies so you can apply to professional certification programs in Health Informatics/Information and Management systems. Critical skills and competencies will be developed in the areas of:
This graduate certificate program is unique due mainly to the applied nature of the curriculum. You will be immersed in the process of health informatics/analysis through:
This Health Informatics Graduate Certificate Program is offered at the Casa Loma campus of George Brown College.
A comprehensive portfolio assessment phase is implemented to assist you in developing and mapping your learning plan for the initial and ongoing engagement in the program.
As part of your educational experience, you will be interacting within a technology-rich setting, and be exposed to a variety of cooperative learning environments that include:
There is a Work Integrated Learning semester when you will be taking practicums in a health-care environment take place in semester 3.
The Health Informatics program provides breadth and depth of applied knowledge in the field of health-care informatics. Ethical, professional, legal and policy implications of health information systems technologies and health information standards are emphasized throughout the curriculum.
Upon completion, you will be able to meet the requirements for positions such as:
The health care system is constantly being transformed as new ways of accessing and exchanging information are being created. This is a due in great part to the evolution of electronic information and communication tools has made it imperative to develop specialists with a 'dual' perspective who can integrate computational and managerial knowledge and experience with health related knowledge and experience.
By the time you graduate, you will gain skills and have demonstrated the ability to:
Ethical, professional, legal and policy implications of health information system technologies and health information standards are emphasized throughout the curriculum. Principles of leadership, project management, and individual and organizational change management, are also addressed as themes throughout students' engagement in the program.
Course Code : T402
College : School of Computer Technology
Duration : one year
Qualifications Level : Ontario College Graduate Certificate
All fees listed below are quoted in Canadian Dollar (CAD).
Take note of the following:
Accommodation for International Students at George Brown College
Toronto has a large housing and rental market that offers numerous accommodation options for students. George Brown College however, does not arrange non-homestay accommodation for students. Estimated costs for privately arranged accommodation may range from $500-$1200 per month, depending on individual living situation and location.
George Brown College's free Housing Services offer support in helping students find off-campus housing. This will be an advantage for you as it generally takes about 2-3 weeks to find an apartment in Toronto. Apartment listings usually go up 1-2 months previous to their availability so if you’re looking to move beginning of September it is usually good to start looking in July.
Housing Cost (your choice):
If you would rather live in the residence of the college, you should sign up early. The George, as the building is known, has the flexibility of 8 month- (Fall/Winter) and 4 Month- (Summer) agreements. Units are 2-bedroom suites that include a kitchenette and 3-piece bathroom with Wi-Fi, phone, and cable television.
As costs are subject to change, the above figures may be changed at any time without notice by the administration of George Brown College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
When estimating your cost of living for an academic year, include rent, weekly supermarket shopping, some meals on campus, electricity bills, heating bills, refuse bills, parking fees, mobile phone expenses, travel, clothing, snacks on campus, socializing, and health.
Intake Dates :
There are two intakes every year:
IVC has a 3-month preparation period that includes, among others:
It is important to apply early as this course may have many applicants. Moreover, beginning an application well in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the IELTS and consolidate your academic and professional credentials for your visa application. So make sure you apply early!
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of George Brown College as listed:
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