Healthcare Data Analytics (Cert.)

Healthcare Data Analytics (Cert.)
Given the overwhelming amount and availability of healthcare data, and the high-demand of data analytic job roles, data analytic skills are increasingly sought after from all industries, especially healthcare.

To meet this demand, Nassau Community College Health Information Technology Program offers a specialized Healthcare Data Analytics Certificate focusing on data management, data integrity, data analytics, and data visualization.

This 37-credit certificate in Healthcare Data Analytics provides the foundation needed for the emerging roles in Healthcare Data Analytics. The Healthcare Data Analytics Certificate provides hands-on experience with data manipulation and data visualization using clinical, financial, and operational healthcare data. Students completing this certificate will support the current focus on population health management and value-based healthcare by learning how to manage, review, and report healthcare-related data by turning data into meaningful information to assist in clinical decision-making, better patient outcomes, and operational outcomes.

  • Students meeting the eligibility as outlined by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) will be prepared to sit for the Certified Healthcare Data Analyst (CHDA) national certification exam.
  • Students who successfully complete the Health Information Technology AAS Degree and earn the RHIT credential along with completing this certificate will be prepared to sit for the CHDA exam.

To Our Veterans: This Program is pending approval by the Veterans Administration.

Course Descriptions: Online or PDF

Healthcare Data Analytics
Certificate Program
Hegis Code: 5213

Total Credits: 37

First Semester Credits
BIO 101 Introduction to College Biology I 4
HIT 151 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 154 Computer Software Applications in Healthcare 3
HIT 156 Medical Coding CPT 3
HIT 161 Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics 3
Total Semester Credits 16
Second Semester Credits
HIT 160 Introduction to Healthcare Data Analytics 3
HIT 162 Advanced Excel and Data Management for Healthcare Data Analytics 3
HIT 170 ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Coding 3
HIT 171 ICD-10-PCS Procedural Coding 3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Semester Credits 15
Third Semester Credits
HIT 166 Healthcare Report Writing and Data Visualization 3
HIT 264 Applied Healthcare Data Analytics 3
Total Semester Credits 6

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