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Certificate in Health Care Analytics

Extract Valuable Insights From Health Care Data

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Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Times: Evenings
  • Cost: $3,897

Next start date:

October 2021

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About this Program


Big data is driving big changes in the health care industry, enhancing the collection and analysis of patient information and improving diagnoses and treatment. Increasingly, organizations are looking for professionals with in-depth knowledge and understanding of healthcare data sources, types and the systems that drive them. Along with data analytics skills to turn massive amounts of available health care data into meaningful insights, and to improve the speed and efficiency of existing processes.

In this three-course project-based, certificate program, you’ll develop the high-level expertise needed to meet requirements for data reporting, performance improvement and related health care measurements. We’ll examine the most common types of data used in health care — clinical, financial, operational and pharmaceutical — and cover the best tools for processing and sharing this data. Learn to use quantitative methods to influence decisions in your organization and advance your career.

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DESIGNED FOR

Professionals in the health care industry or data analyts looking to enter the health care field. 

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Methods for using data in operations and management, benchmarking, performance improvement, outcomes assessment and marketing
  • Approaches to different types of data reporting, such as risk management, regulatory, quality, contracting and payer
  • Concepts and tools for business and clinical intelligence
  • Best practices in data visualization, data analytics and dashboarding

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

  • Manipulate actual health care industry data using the latest tools and technologies, including Excel, Tableau and SQL Server
  • Develop and fully implement an analytics solution to a health care problem

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Format

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Online With Real-Time Meetings

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