Health Information Management

Degree Awarded:
Certificate for Health Data Analyst

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Degree Overview

The certificate for Health Data Analyst provides the fundamental knowledge in the subject area of health care technology, heath information systems, and data analysis.

The 26-credit hour program addresses the resources and methods used for managing health information. Successful completion of the program grants you eligibility to apply for Clarkson College Certificate of Completion. As a graduate, you will be knowledgeable in clinical data standards, terminological classification systems, data exchange, security and privacy of health data, as well as the analytical input skills to serve as an integral member of the health information technology, health systems, and health information management teams.

Required Courses for Certificate for Health Data Analyst

Course Requirements

(26 semester hours) All courses are 7.5-week or 6-week in duration besides ST310 & ST410 which are only offered in a full-semester format (15- or 12-weeks in duration).

Courses Semester Hours
BU 110 - Microsoft Office Applications 4
HM 215 - Data Management 3
HM 218 - Data Analysis and Visualization 3
HM 417 - Data Organization, Analysis, and Governance 4
HM 333 - Classification Systems and Reimbursement Methodologies 3
HM 340 - Healthcare Informatics 3
ST 310 - Statistics 3
ST 410 - Advanced Statistics for Public Healthcare 3
Total Semester Hours 26

After completion of the 26 semester hours, students are eligible to apply for a Clarkson College Certificate of Completion.

Once the 26 semester hours in the Certificate program have been completed, an additional 44 semester hours will fulfill the requirements for the Associate’s degree in Health Information Technology.

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.


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Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour

Cost per Semester
$8,202 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$4,101 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Undergraduate Tuition$671 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Enrollment Fee for first time students $150/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester

Career Overview

Median Salary

Source:, 2019

Job Outlook

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 11 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

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