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Faculty of Health (HH) – Cross-Disciplinary Certificate in Health Informatics

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School of Health Policy and Management

Coordinator: Christo El Morr

Admission

This certificate may be taken as a stand-alone certificate by prospective students who meet all of the following conditions. Applications are submitted to the Admissions Office at York University.

  1. They hold community college diplomas with an overall grade point average of B or university degrees with an overall grade point average of C upon application for admission.
  2. They are not enrolled in any undergraduate or graduate degree program at York University upon application for admission.
  3. They will not be concurrently pursuing any undergraduate or graduate degree program at York University after admission into this certificate program.

This certificate may also be taken concurrently with an undergraduate degree at York University. The prospective students apply through the School of Health Policy and Management and they must be enrolled in any undergraduate program at York University upon application. There is no restriction about the type of degree program in which students are enrolled concurrently. The concurrent undergraduate degree must be completed in order to obtain the certificate.

Certificate Requirements

Notes

  1. Additional prerequisites that are not part of the certificate course requirements are waived for students registered in the certificate.
  2. AP/ITEC 1000 3.00, HH/HLST 2040 3.00 and HH/HLST 3320 3.00 or HH/NURS 3230 3.00 or AP/ITEC 3220 3.00 must be completed before taking electives or 4000 level courses.
  3. Credit requirement: A minimum of 30 credits listed below among which at least 18 credits are unique to the certificate.
  4. Residency requirement: At least 18 credits must be completed at York University.
  5. Graduating with a certificate
    1. Except where otherwise stated, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.0 (C) is required to satisfy certificate requirements.
    2. Students must submit an application to graduate from this certificate program. Applications should be obtained from and filed with the School of Health Policy & Management.
    3. For students who pursue this certificate program simultaneously with an undergraduate degree at York University, the certificate will not be conferred until they have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program at York University. Also, the certificate will not be retroactively awarded if they choose to only graduate with an undergraduate degree from York University.
    4. Transcript notation that the requirements for a certificate have been completed will be made once the Registrarís Office has received notice from the School of Health Policy & Management.

A minimum of 30 credits as follows:

Core requirements (18 credits):

A minimum of 12 credits selected from the following courses:

Course Substitutes

Subject to course exclusions, program requirements/restrictions, and residence requirements, the following courses are acceptable substitutes for the purpose of meeting certificate requirements.

Program CourseCourse Substitute
HH/HLST 2040 3.00HH/NURS 3200 3.00
HH/HLST 4330 3.00AP/ADMS 4300 3.00

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