Get started in your career with SPC's Healthcare Data Management Certificate

Have a knack for organization and details? Healthcare data management experts play a crucial role in managing healthcare data, patient health information and electronic medical records. Healthcare providers and insurers rely heavily on this information and our certificate can put you on the path to this in-demand career.

Note: This program was previously named Healthcare Informatics Certificate.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars

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Medical Records Specialists

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Features of SPC's Healthcare Data Management Certificate

Healthcare Data Management Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2021 (595)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2021 (595), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Summary

(Transferable to an Associate's Degree in Health Information Management at SPC)

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as entry level Data Management Specialists or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in related health record or information technology occupations.

Graduation Requirements

In order to enroll in any program course with a prerequisite, a grade of ā€œCā€ or better must have been earned in all prerequisite courses. Students must earn grades of ā€œCā€ or better in all courses required for the Data Management CT curriculum in order to graduate from the program.

Academic Pathways

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Program Leadership Information

Reshia Wheeler
Program Director II
For Academic Advising and Program Admissions Information
please contact:

Florida CIP Code

0351070712 - Healthcare Informatics Specialist CCC (NEW)

Federal CIP Code

51.0707 - Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.

Industry Certifications

SPC's Healthcare Data Management Certificate prepares you for the following industry certifications:

Continuing Your Education at SPC

Our certificates in Coding and Revenue Management and Healthcare Data Management transfer to the Health Information Technology Associate in Science Degree. The A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration.


We also offer health continuing education through the Workforce Institute.

Healthcare Data Management Certificate

Program Admission Guides

Please review the program admission guide to ensure your eligibility prior to applying below.

Health Programs Application

Students accepted into the program will be required to successfully pass a background check and drug screening.

Application Windows

Term Applications Accepted Application Review Student Notified By MySPC e-mail
Fall: August March 1 - June 30 July 1 - July 9 July 10
Spring: January July 1 - Oct. 31 Nov. 1 - Nov. 9 Nov. 10