Centennial College

Health Informatics Technology (Fast-Track)

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School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
Field of Study:Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Description:Centennial College's Health Informatics Technology (Fast-Track) program will admit you into Semester 3 of the three-year advanced diploma offering so you can receive the credential in four semesters, if you're a qualified college or university graduate with a background in software. The Health Informatics Technology (Fast-Track) program will combine core software engineering knowledge and health care information systems. In this advanced technology diploma program's courses, you'll learn to design, develop and maintain the next generation of electronic health record applications and other exciting software products. Under the umbrella of the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science, this program will cover: object-oriented software design methodologies; tser-oriented interface design; the structure of health care information systems; telehealth; clinical workflow and IT solutions; data security; privacy issues within health care systems; and Tools, Algorithms and Methods for Health Care Information Systems.

The coursework in this program will include: C#, Java, Python, SAS, Oracle, MS-SQL Server, Unix/ Linux, .NET Core, HTML5/CSS/JavaScript/Angular, mobile application development, data warehousing and predictive analytics, and BI tools in health care systems. To underscore the curriculum's applied focus, the Health Informatics Technology program will include two software development projects. These real-world business applications will require you to utilize all the technical, systems and business skills gained during your studies.
URL:Health Informatics Technology (Fast-Track) at Centennial College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,363

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    College diploma or university degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering, or a related discipline. We will consider applicants with a combination of partial diploma or degree and relevant work experience.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Transcript and resume review
    • Centennial College English Skills Assessment
    • English language proficiency

      To qualify for co-op, applicants are required to have: a minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one; a minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171; and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (this must be maintained for the duration of the program), Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada, Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program as scheduled, Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.

    • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on April 11, 2023

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