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Health Data Utilization and Analysis

Build a strong foundation in programming, data mining, and cybersecurity with a graduate certificate in Health Data Utilization and Analysis. You’ll explore how health data can be leveraged to improve healthcare delivery, and build expertise in healthcare data security, regulatory compliance, and ethics. Problem solve using Python and SQL, learn data design and protection techniques, and develop models using data integration, predictive analytics, and data visualizations.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
June 17

Term Length
10 Weeks

6 Course Certificate


Evening or Online


As few as 6 months

As few as 12 months

Our Graduate Certificate in Certificate of Advanced Study in Health Data Utilization and Analysis is in the process of becoming eligible for Federal student aid. While we expect the Department of Education to approve aid eligibility soon, at this time Federal financial aid is not currently available for this certificate program.

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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

Draw useful insights from data using data integration, predictive analytics, and data visualizations

Develop data queries and structured coding to solve health-related data challenges

Apply health data mining techniques to make decisions that improve healthcare delivery


Graduate Certificate in Certificate of Advanced Study in Health Data Utilization and Analysis requires completion of 24 credit hours (6 courses)


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.

ICT 4007 Creative Problem Solving and Programming Concepts
HINF 4210 Data Platforms in Healthcare
HINF 4335 Healthcare Cybersecurity
HINF 4610 Healthcare Ethics and Biostatistics
HINF 4620 Healthcare Methods and Programming
HINF 4630 Healthcare Data Mining, Integration and Interpretation

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Sample Schedule

Plan your schedule to complete your graduate certificate. Finish quickly in just six months or take up to two years (four course certificate) or three years for a six-course certificate.

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Interested in a master’s degree?

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

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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 Utilization and Analysis

Health data is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 36%, faster than the data growth in most other industries.

Health care occupations are expected to grow by 13% between 2021 and 2031, and 1.9 million jobs will open up each year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects.

Employment of health information technologists and medical registrars is projected to grow 16% from 2022 to 2032, much faster than other occupations, according to the BLS.

Job Titles

Health Information Services Manager
Healthcare Data Analyst
Informatics Analyst
Nursing Informaticist

Director of Health Analytics
Data Modeler
Quality Analyst
Health Informatics Consultant





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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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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.


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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