Data Analytics Certificate

Data Analytics is the techniques and processes used to enhance productivity and business gain, where data is extracted and categorized to identify and analyze data and patterns. The Data Analytics online graduate certificate affords career advancement, with students finding success in the fields of medicine, finance, science, marketing, forensic accounting, and quality engineering. Additionally, the Data Analytics graduate certificate could lead to a Master of Science in Health Informatics.

What is the Importance of Data Analytics?

Data Analytics helps healthcare-centered organizations harness their data and use it to identify new opportunities. That, in turn, leads to smarter healthcare operations, more efficient decision making, higher profits and ultimately a higher quality of care.

Where Will I Work?

  • Hospitals (Information Systems, Administration, CIO, CEO)
  • Clinics and public health facilities
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Healthcare consulting firms
  • IT companies and corporations

What Will I Do?

The Data Analytics online graduate certificate program encourages career advancement for those in a variety of fields. Data analytics is not confined to one career path.

  • Data analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Actuary
  • Forensic accountant
  • Marketing researcher

Prerequisites

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GRE requirement

Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits (18)
HP605 EHR & PHR and Cerner Simulation Lab 3
HP610 Healthcare Statistics or elective 3
HP630 Research Methods and Data Analytics for Health Informatics 3
IS535/OR 623 Applied Healthcare Databases/Tools OR Database Systems 3
IS545/OR 624 Healthcare Data Analysis & Visualization OR Data Mining 3

What Are the Extra Educational Opportunities?

Students who have completed the Data Analytics online graduate certificate program are encouraged to continue their education by enrolling in the Master of Science in Health Informatics program.

The Health Informatics Master’s Degree Program at Marshall University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Click here to see the accreditation certificate.

Contact Us:


Dept. of Health Informatics
Wes Spradlin, MBA, MS
Associate Director, Brad D. Smith Graduate School of Business

Office: MUGC 333
Telephone: 304-746-8964
Email: spradlin2@marshall.edu