George Mason University Health Informatics Program's
Boot Camp in Standard Query Language
About the courses:
This summer we are offering two classes: "HAP 361 Health Databases" and "HAP 464 Electronic Health Record Configuration and Data Analysis," each in a small section, 2-week boot camp format. There are only 15 spaces available in each section. Classes will meet Monday-Friday from 9:30 to 2:30 for a two week period. The first course is introduction to SQL and the second course is application of SQL to big data. There are no pre-requisites for enrollment and no prior knowledge of coding is required.
Courses are taught
in "flip" style, where most homework is done in class and most lectures
are done at home. Students
receive one-on-one instruction and use real and massive data sets. Students are provided
with free access to Microsoft ® SQL Server and course reading material. There are
no exams in the course. Students show their mastery of the material
through projects. Undergraduate and non-degree students
should register for the following courses:
Undergraduate and non-degree students should register for the following courses:
Graduate students should register for HAP 594, special topics. Non-degree students should apply to the summer session before registering for the course.
Who should take this course?
This course is open to all students and working professionals needing SQL skills. These courses meet requirement for health informatics concentration in the health administration program. HAP 464 also meets elective course requirement of Data Analytics program in Volgenau School of Engineering. All students should meet with their advisor to see how these two courses meet their program requirements.
About the Health Informatics Program
informatics programs at George Mason University include a concentration
in the BS-Health Administration degree, a fully accredited masters in
health informatics program, and a concentration in the health services
research PhD program. The courses are taught by faculty actively
involved in related research. (See hi.gmu.edu for additional
information.) Contact the instructor at the following email
with your questions and comments:
Contact the instructor at the following email with your questions and comments: