Dominican University New York

Program: Dominican University New York Public Health Informatics and Technology Program, aka The PHIT Force

Contact: Carrie Boericke <>; General Inquiries <>

PHIT Undergraduate: 

PHIT Post-Baccalaureate:

# of students to be trained: 115 undergraduate and post-baccalaureate certificate students

Program Type: New Program

Dominican University New York launched a Public Health Informatics & Technology (PHIT) Force program in the Fall term of 2022 to expand its educational offering and increase the number of health professionals trained in public health informatics and technology.  Dominican’s existing Health Sciences and IT programs joined forces to deliver the multidisciplinary course offerings which comprise the PHIT Force program. Dominican University New York is offering a five-course concentration/minor with an internship for undergraduate students and a four-course certificate for career development, available to individuals who hold a four-year degree. Dominican University’s PHIT courses are offered to other majors such as Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Social Work as a minor, concentration, or electives.

Site Program Level Type

Dominican University New York

Public Health Informatics (new)



Public Health Informatics & Technology (PHIT) Force program (new)

Post-Baccalaureate/ Professional


Partners and consortia members: Bon Secours Charity Health System, Mount Sinai Health System, CorEvitas LLC, Cornerstone Family Healthcare (a Federally Qualified Health Center), EmpiRx Health (a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM)), and the New York State Department of Health Office of Public Health Practice.