Healthcare Data Analytics, MS

 

Program Summary

Format: Online, Hybrid


Locations: Capital Region


Credit Hours:

MS
12 courses


Cost: per credit hour

Our Program

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Capital Region Campus
Thursday, December 8, 2016
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

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The purpose of the MS in Healthcare Data Analytics program is to prepare students with the skills to acquire, interpret and communicate healthcare data to shape the direction of the healthcare industry. Graduates will be prepared to take positions in healthcare organizations that require them to analyze high volumes of clinical, administrative and financial data.

High-Quality, AACSB Accredited Online Program in Healthcare Data Analytics

The flexibility offered by online courses allows for a rich learning environment, as classmates from different fields, geographic regions and professional levels interact.

The approach to the design and delivery of online courses at the Clarkson University School of Business is based on the foundations of quality online education programs and exemplify effective practices established by the Sloan Consortium. Our approach to online learning concentrates on providing rich learning content, enhancing faculty and student engagement and continuously improving learning outcomes.

The Clarkson University School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the international gold standard of quality for business schools.

Curriculum

The MS in Healthcare Data Analytics program combines healthcare management courses with courses in data acquisition and mining, data analytics, business intelligence, and statistics — all in the context of the healthcare arena. Students will acquire practical, marketable skills as they gain an understanding of how to acquire, interpret and communicate healthcare data to shape the direction of the healthcare industry.

The program offers a combination of theory and hands-on experience. Courses are taught by a mix of full-time faculty and experts in the field, who will provide insights from the provider, payer and consumer perspectives.

The online, twelve-course program can be completed within one year. Courses will be offered online, with two on-site residency sessions of three days each at the beginning and end of the program.

 

 

Degree Requirements

Required Courses
See course curriculum sheet

Example Courses & Concentrations

  • Introduction to Healthcare System
  • Healthcare Leadership Proseminar
  • Healthcare Accounting and Finance
 
  • Healthcare Operations Research
  • Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Strategic Issues for Healthcare Organizations (Capstone)

Admission Requirements

General Requirements for Admissions
Admission is based upon evidence of intellectual achievement, motivation, and aptitude. All students must have, or be a candidate for, an undergraduate degree from an accredited college before applying for graduate admission status. A grade average of “B” (3.0 cumulative index) or better in undergraduate work is expected for admission. Students with advanced degrees or substantial graduate work will also be judged on the record of previous graduate accomplishments.

Application Materials for the program:

  • All official college transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE Scores (may not be needed for applicants with work experience, graduate degrees or other practical/applied skill sets.
  • Essay
  • Resume

International Students

  • TOEFL or IELTS (see additional detail below)
  • Certificate of finance to receive an I-20

English Language Ability:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Must score a minimum of 213 on the computer based or 550 on the paper based or 80 on the internet based TOEFL. Non-U.S. applicants who have not studied for at least two years in an English-speaking program must also submit an official score from the TOEFL
Or
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Overall score of 6.5 (with a potential request for a telephone interview).

Career Opportunities

The input of healthcare employers, who have a demand for employees skilled in data analysis and modeling, led to the development of the Healthcare Data Analytics program at Clarkson University.

Graduates will be prepared to take positions in healthcare organizations that require them to analyze high volumes of clinical, administrative and financial data.

Our graduates enjoy highly successful careers with both regional and national healthcare organizations, including Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, NYU Medical Center and Veterans Administration Healthcare System. Our Career Services team works to connect you with top healthcare employers and alumni in the field.

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more, have questions or are ready to apply contact:
Erin Wheeler
Director of Admissions Professional Programs
ewheeler@clarkson.edu
518/631-9910

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