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Healthcare Analytics


In partnership with
UCI Program in Public HealthUCI Institute of Clinical & Translational Science

The Healthcare Analytics specialized studies program is ideal for professionals who want to pursue or advance their career. The program is designed for both healthcare and information technology professionals looking to learn research and analytical skills to collect, organize, and visualize data in order to change the healthcare landscape. Using data analytics in a healthcare setting can improve patient outcomes, lower costs, improve the quality of care, enhance health delivery system performance, and optimize business operations.

Learn health informatics and advanced analytics. Discover data assets, strategy, acquisition and management. Develop data mining applications for healthcare. Visualize, analyze, and provide healthcare delivery solutions. Study precision medicine and disease prevention based on an individual's genes, environment, and lifestyle. Additional topics include population health management, security and privacy, data governance, and digital health.

Who Should Enroll

  • Healthcare and hospital executives, chief medical officers (CMO's) and administrators
  • Medical professionals including physicians, nurses, clinicians and healthcare consultants
  • Healthcare professionals in hospitals, medical groups, clinics and community care centers
  • Data analysts, medical informatics analysts and technical professionals
  • Health science, public health, pharma and life science providers
  • Public health, nursing, biology, informatics and other related majors seeking careers in healthcare analytics

Career Insight

Average annual salary for digital health professionals in the US:


Source: 2018 HIMSS U.S. Compensation Survey

Program Benefits

  • Make the connection between business goals and data analytics, including data strategy and data governance
  • Utilize appropriate tools and techniques to analyze and interpret healthcare data effectively
  • Explain how to use health data to improve quality and safety of patient care outcomes
  • Define the core competencies for health informatics and analytics professionals
  • Describe the process of health care data analytics and the tools used in each step
  • Explain the general functions, purposes, and benefits of health informatics and analytics in various healthcare and medical settings
  • Evaluate the role of usability in the adoption of electronic health records (EHR)
  • Describe how health data is used to improve population health, and the evolution of population health from payer to provider

Course Schedule

Required Courses

Healthcare Analytics (2.50 Units)
to be scheduled to be scheduled Online Online
Data Assets and Data Strategy (2.50 Units)
  to be scheduled   Online
Healthcare Data Acquisition and Management (2.50 Units)
to be scheduled   Online  
Data Mining, Visualization and Decisioning for Healthcare (2.50 Units)
  to be scheduled   Online
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare (2.50 Units)
to be scheduled   Online  
Precision Medicine (2.50 Units)
  to be scheduled   Online

Course schedules are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full program.

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Academic Calendar

Event Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021
Registration Begins (after 2pm) Apr 24 Jul 16 Oct 22 Jan 21
Courses Begin* (week of) Jun 22 Sep 21 Jan 4 Mar 29
Courses End* (week of) Sep 7 Dec 14 Mar 15 Jun 7
Parking Permits Expire Sep 30 Dec 31 Mar 31 Jun 30
Administrative Holidays Jul 3, Sep 7 Nov 11, Nov 26-27, Dec 24-25, Dec 31 Jan 1, Jan 18, Feb 15 Mar 26, May 31

*Actual dates may vary by program.


Learn How To Earn Your CertificateSpecialized Studies Award Requirements

A specialized studies certificate is awarded upon completion of any 4 courses (10 credit units) with a grade of “C” or better in each course. To receive your digital certificate, submit a Request for Certificate with a non-refundable $35 application fee after completing all program requirements. All requirements must be completed within 5 years after the student enrolls in his/her first course. Students not pursuing a specialized studies award are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

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English Proficiency Requirement
All certificate programs at UCI Division of Continuing Education (classroom and online formats) require professional-level English language proficiency in listening and note-taking, reading comprehension and vocabulary, written expression, and oral presentation.