Health Data Informatics and Analytics

Develop a solid base of knowledge about healthcare delivery using the 4P framework: patients/people, providers, payers, and population. In this certificate program, you’ll learn the process of transforming data into information, knowledge, and then insight using informatics and analytics. Learn how to collaborate, organize projects, and develop real solutions to current healthcare industry issues, while differentiating between asking and answering research and business questions.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 11
Term Length
10 Weeks
4 Course Certificate
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
As few as 12 months
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Free Application

University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.

Skills You'll Learn

Identify effective informatics tools within the health industry

Consult on project design for case studies

Create implementation plans that integrate IT, clinical, and business to solve health industry challenges


Specialized Graduate Certificate in Health Data Informatics and Analytics requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses)

All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.

Concentration Courses

Sample Schedule

Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
4-Course Certificate Classes 2 2 0 0
6-Course Certificate Classes 3 3 0 0

Interested in a master's degree?

Explore our Master of Science in Health Informatics with a concentration in Health Data Informatics and Analytics.

Take a Course Before You Apply

We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.

Career Outcomes

Predicted outcomes for graduates of Health Data Informatics and Analytics

Informatics is growing faster than any other field in the healthcare industry, according to Health Economics.

Employment in health informatics is projected to grow nearly 9% through 2030, faster than other professions, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Demand for health informatics professionals is ever-growing, and a shortage of qualified workers puts them in high demand, according to research from Burning Glass.

Job Titles

Health IT Project Manager
Informatics Manager
Clinical Informaticist
Health Informatics Specialist
Data Analyst
Information Technology Specialist
Clinical Analyst
Nurse Informaticist

Health Informatics Specialist Salary: National Average


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Flexible Online Classes

Flexible Online Classes

We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.

Accreditation & Associations

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Higher Learning Commission

University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.

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Curriculum Alignment

To ensure our programs meet industry needs, the curriculum is closely aligned with national organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives and Medical Group Management Association, as well as local organizations such as the Denver Medical Study Group.

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HIMSS Organizational Affiliates

The HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate program shares industry knowledge and educates our students on critical issues in health information and technology by offering complimentary student memberships to HIMSS and other key benefits.

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