Laboratory Information Systems Certificate Program

This specialized course of study is designed for those students whose primary objective is to manage computer information systems in the clinical laboratory. Emphasis is placed on laboratory related uses (basic laboratory language programming, hardware and information systems concepts, database management, laboratory instrumentation software) in a health-care setting. Training will also incorporate the skills necessary to become a laboratory information systems manager.

Recommended Prerequisites:

  • Introduction to computer science course (CSE 110 or equivalent)


  • Foundations of computer science I, computer science I, computer organization and systems programming, management information systems, internship

Career paths:

  • Individuals develop, sell, install and support software and hardware for laboratory information systems in hospital and commercial clinical laboratories, laboratory research facilities, and multi-site health care institutions.
  • Laboratory Information Systems manager