Medical Informatics Major
Associate Degree Course Sequence
SSC101 Student Success Seminar
BIO125 Medical Terminology
CPD121 Data Modeling and Database Design
HIT230 Healthcare Delivery in the U.S.
ITD122 Computer Applications for Professionals
WDD121 Internet/Intranet Design and Development
CPD122 Oracle Database: Introduction to SQL
CPD126 Fundamentals of Information Systems
CSE122 Programming Logic and Problem Solving
HIT123 Healthcare Legal and Ethical Issues
ENG124 College Composition
Arts & Humanities Elective
CIS124 ITIL Foundations
CIS125 Data Analysis and Decision Making
CIS221 Generating Reports for Decision Making
CPD222 Microsoft SQL Server Database
Social Sciences Elective
COM121 Effective Speakingor or COM122 Interpersonal Comm or COM123 Small Group Communication
CIS222 Data Acquisition and Analysis
CIS223 IT Project Management
CSE236 Analyzing Software Requirements and Developing Solutions
HIT229 Healthcare Information Systems and Technology
TOTAL CREDITS 68
At the intersection of information science, computer science and health care, you'll find medical informatics.
The field focuses on ways to best collect, store, retrieve and put to use the volumes of information required in 21st century health and medicine. Professionals in this field are expert in using computers, clinical guidelines and medical language along with information systems. Managing information is vital in areas such as nursing, clinical care, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, occupational therapy and medical research.
Stark State's associate of applied science in management information systems, medical informatics major readies you for a career as a computing specialist in the medical field. Not only will you have a strong background in both science and computing, you'll have the medical knowledge you need. Whether your title is medical computing specialist, computer analyst, database designer or administrator or computer consultant, you'll be ready for the responsibility of providing computing support to the medical field using existing technology or developing new technology for the future.