Health Data Science Graduate Certificate

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Health Data Science Graduate Certificate

When combined with a Carsey School master's degree program, the Health Data Science Graduate Certificate program expands student career pathways in the field of public healthcare by improving their healthcare analytic skills, statistical and programming foundations, and the visualization and translation of healthcare data.

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Curriculum & Requirements

To complete the Health Data Science Graduate Certificate, students will need to successfully complete the following four courses:
  • HDS 800 ~ Mathematics and Statistics for Health Data Science
  • HDS 801 ~ Foundations of US Health Systems
  • HDS 802 ~ Programming in Health Care Environments
  • HDS 803 ~ Translation of Health Data
The four graduate certificate courses will replace degree requirements in your master's program as follows:
  • HDS 800 will will be substituted for the MPA's PA 805-Intro to Statistical Analysis course, fulfilling 1 of 4 Basic Core Courses required in the MPA program
  • HDS 801, HDS 802, and HDS 803 courses will be substituted for 3 of the 5 required Elective MPA courses.
  • HDS 800 will be substituted for the MPP's PPOL 908-Quantitative Methods for Policy Research course, fulfilling 1 of 5 Core Curriculum Courses required in the MPP program
  • HDS 801 and HDS 802 will be substituted for the 2 MPP courses required for the MPP's Policy Analysis Track
  • HDS 803 will be substituted for 1 of the 4 Elective courses required in the MPP program

For details and to apply for the Health Data Science Graduate Certificate, visit the Health Data Science Graduate Certificate webpage.