Health Informatics Degree at Pierce College District 11

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Health Informatics Degree

The health informatics degree program at Pierce College District 11 teaches students how to apply computer sciences and software engineering in the medical research field and clinical information technology field. Students who graduate the health informatics degree program will have an understanding of the development of advanced imaging, database, and decision systems. Courses include computer science, health information systems architecture, medical knowledge structures, medical language and image processing, quantitative medical decision modeling, imaging techniques, and electronic medical records. Get more details below including other Washington colleges that offer health informatics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Health Informatics Program

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Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Health Informatics program at Pierce College District 11, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Computer and Information Research Scientists


Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

Software Developers, Applications


Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Database Architects


Design strategies for enterprise database systems and set standards for operations, programming, and security. Design and construct large relational databases. Integrate new systems with existing warehouse structure and refine system performance and functionality.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Health Informatics Programs in Washington

Health Informatics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Pierce College at Puyallup

Puyallup, WA
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  • Type: Community College


  • Health Informatics (A)

University of Washington - Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program


  • Health Informatics (M,D)

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