Program of Study

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study. Course work also includes data analytics, visualization, data science programming and security concepts.


Careers Available

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams. Employment opportunities may include database/data warehouse analysts, technical support professionals, informatics technology professionals, systems analysts, networking and security technicians, and computer maintenance professionals in the healthcare field.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Beginning computer applications and strong communication and reading comprehension skills are an advantage to completing this program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Attention to detail, good communication skills, outstanding reasoning and comprehension skills, good analytical and problem-solving skills, and analytical and critical thinking skills.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
IT-Healthcare Informatics Associate in Applied Science NEW Day and Evening A25590HI
IT-Healthcare Informatics Certificate NEW Day and Evening C25590HI
IT-Healthcare Informatics Analytics & Reporting Certificate NEW Day, Evening, and Online C25590HA

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the IT-Healthcare Informatics Program, contact Melisa Bryant, Program Coordinator, at 336.757.3348 or mbryant@forsythtech.edu.