How do I know if the Certificate in Health Care Informatics is a good fit more me?

Our advisors provide information and guidance to help you make informed educational decisions. You are encouraged to meet with your advisorat least once each semester. To schedule an advising appointment contact Torry Rufer at

How can I apply?

To apply to the Certificate in Health Care Informatics, please email Torry Rufer at

Is there a deadline to apply?

No, the enrollment period is rolling. You can apply at any time. Deadlines only surround class schedules.

Is the Program online?


Are there prerequisite requirements for this Certificate?

Yes. The required courses have prerequisites. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes for course prerequisites.

What courses do I take to get the Certificate?

Certificates are granted to students who successfully complete each of the required courses listed in the Coursework section above, with a minimum grade of C and whose cumulative GPA across all required courses is at least 2.500. Certificates are awarded upon completion of all requirements or at the time of graduation for students seeking a bachelor’s degree.

How much does the Certificate Program cost?

For the most up-to-date information, visit the UWM Enrollment & Financial Services website. Be sure you are viewing the Undergraduate Fee Schedule for the appropriate semester.

In addition to regular tuition, there are also mandatory/segregated fees which are funds earmarked for the support of certain student services. See the Mandatory/Segregated Fees document for the appropriate semester on the UWM Enrollment & Financial Services website.

There may also be additional course fees that could include differential tuition, distance education fees, or special course fees. To see if your courses have additional fees, go to

How long do I have to complete the Certificate Program?

You must complete all certificate courses within 1.5 years of initial enrollment in the certificate program.