Certificate

Health Data Science

Learn to leverage health data science tools and applications as a way to achieve business and research outcomes. Using real, hands-on data science projects, you’ll have access to de-identified data from a curated health data repository built with industry partners. In this certificate program, you’ll build your skillset in analytics, data science, and artificial intelligence while learning how to optimize data to support evidence- and value-based results.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
September 14
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
4 Course Certificate
Tuition
$11,680
Time
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
Tuition
$17,520
Time
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


Solve informatics challenges by integrating data platforms in the health or healthcare industries


Use data mining skills to strengthen clinical partnerships and benefit stakeholders


Compose health data science reporting for relevant health informatics audiences

Curriculum

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

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

4
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

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 Science


Healthcare is growing faster than most industries in the U.S., according to Monster.com.


The demand for talented data scientists is ever-growing, putting data professionals in high demand in the healthcare industry, according to Health IT Analytics.


Data scientist has ranked as the best job in the nation for several years in a row, according to Glassdoor.com.

Job Titles

User Interface Developer
Technical Lead
Data Science Manager
Healthcare Software Developer
Healthcare Project Manager
Quality Assurance Analyst
Health Data Architect
Data Quality Analyst
Clinical Data Specialist
Health Information Data Specialist

Data Specialist Salary: National Average

$67,743
(Salary.com)

Get Ahead with Career Services


One-on-one career coaching and mock interviews


Job database dedicated to DU students and alumni


Résumé and cover letter guidance

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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.

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Accreditation

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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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