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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
June 17

Term Length
10 Weeks

4 Course Certificate
Tuition

$12,896

6 Course Certificate
Tuition

$19,344

Format
Evening or Online

 
Admission
No GRE or GMAT

 
Duration
As few as 6 months

 
Duration
As few as 12 months

Top-Ranked University

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

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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)

 

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Concentration Courses
Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

HINF 4210 Data Platforms in Healthcare
HINF 4220 Health Data Mining
HINF 4230 Healthcare Statistical Dynamics of Machine Learning
HINF 4240 Health Data Science Reporting

Graduate Certificate in Health Data Science requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses)

 

4
Concentration Courses
 
 
2
Elective Courses
 

Concentration Courses

Focus on a specific professional area within the larger industry sector and master the skills needed to excel in that area.

HINF 4210 Data Platforms in Healthcare
HINF 4220 Health Data Mining
HINF 4230 Healthcare Statistical Dynamics of Machine Learning
HINF 4240 Health Data Science Reporting

Elective Courses
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Electives may be chosen from among all courses in the Health Informatics program. You may also select courses from other University College graduate programs with approval from the academic director.

Your academic advisor will help you select electives that align with your career and personal goals, and your advisor will obtain any necessary approvals from the academic director.

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Sample Schedule

Plan out your schedule and determine your preferred timeline for completing your master's degree—finish in as few as 18 months or take up to five years.

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Interested in a master’s degree?

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

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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)

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Flexible Online Classes

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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

 


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.

 


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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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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