Graduate Certificate in Applied Healthcare Data Analytics
Data is one of the most valuable assets a healthcare organization owns. As healthcare continues to evolve and becomes more complex, the need to effectively evaluate data to inform decision-making becomes a critical capability. The Certificate in Applied Healthcare Data Analytics prepares healthcare professionals with fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience in data analytics, as well as healthcare context. Students will learn to properly collect, compile, analyze and present healthcare data to support vital decisions. Use of SAS On Demand for Academics is extensively used in addition to Excel.
Goals and Course Topics
This certificate program emphasizes the role of data in data analytics for management decision-making, complex problem-solving, discovering new insights for competitive advantages, and maximizing impact with effective presentation skills.
- Scientific Problem-Solving Methods
- Descriptive Analytics
- Data Storytelling
- Healthcare Systems
- Healthcare Operational Research and Improvement
- Data Analyst
- Operations Analyst
- Marketing Analyst
- Admissions Analyst
- Healthcare Analyst
- Any management area needing a data analyst background
Applied Data Analytics Certificate Format
The certificate is designed to complete in 32 weeks. However, limited opportunities are available for the certificate to be completed in as little as 16 weeks depending on course availability. Small classes allow for productive discussions and personal attention from your instructor.
Who This Applied Healthcare Data Analytics Certificate Is For
This program is for recent graduates with moderate Excel skills from institutions that are accredited by institutional accreditors looking for a competitive edge, new skills and opportunities to best use data informed practices.
Applicants with an undergraduate degree in any area whose official transcripts show a 3.0+ G.P.A. in their last 60 credit hours of bachelor degree study may apply. However, the Graduate Admissions Committee may provisionally admit students who earned less than a 3.0 as undergraduates, but they must maintain a minimum grade of “B” in the certificate courses.
Upon completion of their certificate, interested students may continue work towards a master’s degree in Averett Online’s Applied Healthcare Data Analytics program with only 18 additional credits to finish their degree.
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