Healthcare Analytics Graduate Certificate Program (SAS Approved)

Put yourself on the fast track to career growth in the field of healthcare analytics with a 100% online graduate certificate.
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A SAS Approved Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics from USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine can help position you to enter one of healthcare’s fastest-growing fields. The volume of digitized healthcare-related information has increased rapidly in recent years. Healthcare organizations need professionals who can analyze that data for improved patient outcomes and continue advancements in healthcare delivery.

Certificate students can complete the program in as few as eight months. Plus, if you decide to pursue a Master of Science in Health Informatics with a concentration in Healthcare Analytics, the credits will apply toward your degree. Ignite your career and make a difference in the future of healthcare, 100% online.

Is a Healthcare Analytics Certificate Right For You

Healthcare organizations need professionals to make sense of the mountains of data they gather. A Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics can provide you with a foundation of knowledge and skills to take on this task, making you a vital part of a healthcare informatics team. You’ll master the collection, organization and analysis of health data using the analytics life cycle. In addition, you’ll sharpen your problem-solving skills and ability to play a leading role in making data-driven decisions.

Who Should Enroll

Students from an assortment of backgrounds can benefit from the Healthcare Analytics certificate program. Health informaticists, epidemiologists, data analysts and health insurance professionals such as statistical analysts all can gain greater knowledge of statistics, data mining, management and reporting from the program. In general, the program can benefit IT professionals wanting to move into the healthcare industry, as well as healthcare professionals with a knack for data analysis.


Certificate holders may find employment in the areas of strategic planning, quality improvement, analytics or management in a variety or healthcare settings. These include hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, vendors of health information systems, consulting groups, insurance companies, pharmacies, governmental agencies and others.

Why the University of South Florida?

  • This SAS Approved Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics is offered through USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and was the first program of its kind offered through a medical school in the United States.

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  • The University of South Florida is nationally and regionally ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s listing of America’s Best Colleges. USF also ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s best online schools and best public colleges and universities (2021).
  • U.S. News & World Report listed USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine as one of 2021’s Best Medical Schools: Research, and our 100% online learning platform allows you to plan your study schedule to fit your daily routine.
  • USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine is known nationally for its innovative curriculum with an emphasis on improving healthcare through interprofessional education, research and clinical activities.
  • USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine is uniquely equipped to focus on integrating health informatics with modern healthcare delivery. Trained clinicians and IT professionals with experience working in hospital wards, emergency rooms and clinics are best qualified to blend informatics with medical knowledge and have special insight into the tools required for healthcare decision making.
  • USF Health is a HIMSS Approved Education Partner (AEP), a distinction reserved for institutions that meet HIMSS’ rigorous standards for delivering world-class, effective healthcare and health IT education.
  • USF is also a member of the HIMSS Academic Organizational Affiliate (AOA) program, qualifying eligible students for a complimentary HIMSS student membership, Learning Center access, and a variety of HIMSS discounts.


The University of South Florida (USF) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, specialist and doctorate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of South Florida.

The master’s degree in health informatics program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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Academic Calendar

SUMMER 1 – 2021

Application Deadline April 16, 2021
Start Date May 3, 2021
End Date June 27, 2021

SUMMER 2 – 2021

Application Deadline June 11, 2021
Start Date June 28, 2021
End Date August 22, 2021

FALL 1 – 2021

Application Deadline August 6, 2021
Start Date August 23, 2021
End Date October 17, 2021

FALL 2 – 2021

Application Deadline October 1, 2021
Start Date October 18, 2021
End Date December 12, 2021

SPRING 1 – 2022

Application Deadline December 17, 2021
Start Date January 10, 2022
End Date March 6, 2022

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