This Certificate of Completion is a specialized certificate option for those students interested in the healthcare data analytics field. Courses in the certificate program focus on healthcare statistics, use of data analytics for quality improvement, as well as the tools used to support data analytics work. This certificate is a good option for students interested in a career focused on analyzing, interpreting, and/or reporting health data.

Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
18 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring

Students who successfully complete this program - by achieving a grade of 2.0 or better for each individual course in the program and program prerequisites - should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency using applications to explore healthcare data sets.
  2. Analyze, interpret, organize and present data.
  3. Utilize best practices for data visualization and dashboard reporting.
  4. Explain how electronic health record systems can be optimized for data analytics and reporting.
  5. Calculate common healthcare statistics used to guide decision making.

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The job outlook for entry level health data analysts is excellent. These positions can have a wide range of job titles including Health Data Analyst, Associate Data Analyst, Data Coordinator, Business Analyst, Data Quality Analyst, Reporting Analyst, Junior Billing Data Analyst, Population Health Data Analyst, among others. For salary information in your state, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics at

Potential employers include:
Hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, community health centers, public health agencies, urgent care centers, behavioral health centers, research institutes, and home health agencies.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)

Per Quarter
WA-Resident Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
1 credit $145.17  $245.71  $339.54 $162.51
5 credits $673.85  $1,176.57  $1,645.70  $760.55
12 credits (full-time) $1,462.52  $2,476.40 $3,422.10  $1,637.76
15 credits $1,641.05 $2,667.59  $3,624.45 $1,819.05

¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Estimated Additional Costs
Approximately $75 - 150 per course, depending on course selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

Next Steps

How to apply

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