Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

Build new skills to address some of this century's biggest healthcare challenges by studying this online Graduate Certificate in Digital Health course from RMIT Online. 

Suited to clinicians within hospitals or health and social care settings, and health service, unit, or IT managers, this qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to administer best-practice virtual care — improving patient outcomes, prioritising clinical time, and improving efficiency.

You'll learn how to use technology, communication and digital processes to support great care — for example, by rolling out apps for patients to self-monitor chronic conditions at home, reducing hospital presentations, or implementing efficient digital medical records processes.

This Graduate Certificate in Digital Health contains three core program courses, and the choice of one from two optional courses. See our Subject section for more info, or enquire about a course brochure.

If you want to play a leading role at the forefront of Australia's digital health care, this Graduate Certificate offers the skills, insights and capabilities you need to succeed.

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  • Qualification:
    Graduate Certificate
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    12 months part-time
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  • Awarded by:
    RMIT Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
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Build new skills to address some of this century’s biggest healthcare challenges by studying this online Graduate Certificate in Digital Health course from RMIT Online. 

Suited to clinicians within hospitals or health and social care settings, and health service, unit, or IT managers, this qualification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to administer best-practice virtual care — improving patient outcomes, prioritising clinical time, and improving efficiency.

You’ll learn how to use technology, communication and digital processes to support great care — for example, by rolling out apps for patients to self-monitor chronic conditions at home, reducing hospital presentations, or implementing efficient digital medical records processes.

This Graduate Certificate in Digital Health contains three core program courses, and the choice of one from two optional courses. See our Subject section for more info, or enquire about a course brochure.

If you want to play a leading role at the forefront of Australia’s digital health care, this Graduate Certificate offers the skills, insights and capabilities you need to succeed.

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must:

  • Have a bachelor's degree or equivalent, or higher-level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution and at least one year of full-time experience in a health care or social care setting; OR
  • At least five years' full-time experience working in health care or social care setting or related role with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating analysis and report writing.

All applicants will be required to submit a resume with their application.

This graduate certificate is comprised of four courses:
 
Core:
  • Digital health enablers and technology
  • Data and electronic health records
  • Applied telehealth and virtual care

Elective — choose from either:

  • Digital health in service delivery
  • Strategy, design and change management in digital health

Looking for a world-class education experience that you can receive from the comfort of your own home? Turn to RMIT Online!

Check out their range of online degrees or upskill faster with a short course and prepare to excel your career. With RMIT Online, you’ll build real-world skills, work closely with their respected industry partners and get the knowledge to transform your career. Being RMIT accredited means you’ll be recognised by one of the most innovative and respected technology institutions in Australia.

Studying online doesn’t mean you have to go through the learning journey solo. When you study with RMIT Online you’ll be connected with a support team and a global network of industry experts, academics and peers, who will help you every step of the way. Whether you have a technical issue, feel bogged down and need someone to talk to or struggling with an assignment - they’ve got the right people to help get you to where you want to be.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Digital Health from RMIT Online.

This qualification will equip you with the skills and insights needed to administer best-practice digital health care, in either a clinical or administrative setting. You'll complete this course with the ability to assess and integrate how advances in digital health can influence and improve health care in Australia. With this qualification, you'll be ready to enhance your clinical work, or lead the take-up of innovative digital technology in your administrative team. 

You'll graduate with the capabilities needed for a dynamic new world of health care, and be ready to play a leading role in ensuring good health and wellbeing for millions of Australians.

Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The fee for each course is $3,600 per course.

The total cost for this program is $14,000 (all four courses), plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee based on your credit point enrolment load.

RMIT Online offers flexible payment options to help meet your needs. FEE-HELP and other support may be available. Please contact RMIT Online for more information about payment options.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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