1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Start Dates: Sep 2024, May 2025
Program Code: 2197


Welcome to a world where software development and technology meet with healthcare to create more efficient patient care facilities and safer communities.

This is Health Informatics at Sault College.

The 1-year Health Informatics program teaches you how to develop and use technologies to meet the demands of healthcare organizations. Learn how to leverage data and critical patient information to facilitate healthcare delivery and decision making. 

Learn key professional skills in:

  • Electronic medical records
  • Automated voice transcription
  • Digital imaging concepts
  • Admission discharge transfer (ADT) messaging and workflow
  • Billing technologies
  • Communication regulations surrounding personal data
The world needs more of the real you. It starts here.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent. A diploma or degree in a health-related field degree is an asset.

Applicants whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.

Educational Paths

The laddering opportunities would be from Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree programs into the Graduate Certificate.

The list of these programs at Sault College is as follows:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
  • Practical Nursing Diploma
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma
  • Information Technology Diploma

Career Path

Graduates will be prepared for positions in health care organizations to lead or assist with health information and/or technology projects as the: clinical or IT Manager; the Health Technology Leader; Clinical Informatics Specialist; or Health Technology Education Specialist.

Fees & Costs


These fees are for the 2024-2025 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.


Program Coordinator: Dan Kachur, (705) 759-2554 ext 2648, dan.kachur@saultcollege.ca

September and January intakes are available for this program. Please contact the Registrar`s Office for further information.

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