Specialization Certificates

MLA offers three specializations: Consumer Health Information (CHIS)Data Services (DSS), and Systematic Review Services (SRSS). Each specialization helps you obtain a level of expertise in a specific health information field that you can use to further your career and become more valuable in your workplace.  Each requires the completion of an approved curriculum of courses. Courses and other educational offerings are MLA-approved and developed for each specialization.

The Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) offers basic and advanced training opportunities for individuals whose work roles include providing information services to the public, patients, and families.

Earning a Data Services Specialization shows employers, colleagues and researchers and others who work with data that you have skills in providing a range of data services and are committed to staying current with developments in data management and data services.

Earning a Systematic Review Services Specialization shows employers and colleagues that you have the information retrieval and management skills to support users and researchers in conducting high quality and reproducible systematic reviews.