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Health Information Management & Data Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online certificate program in health information management and data analytics at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help equip you with knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system and the skills needed for healthcare organizational management. In this program, you’ll learn methods of health information management and technologies for collecting, storing, retrieving, and processing healthcare data. In addition, you’ll learn how to analyze, interpret, and present that data using appropriate statistical tools and techniques for healthcare decision making. You’ll apply managerial epidemiology tools and evidence in decision making and acquire skills in planning and resolving diverse healthcare issues.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 300)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 305)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 307)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 320)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 400)
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

In order to sign up for
(3 Credits, HMGT 300), you will need to successfully complete one of the following prerequisite courses beforehand:


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)
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Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Health Services Management
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online bachelor’s degree in health services management from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll be provided with core knowledge and competencies for effective management in the dynamic healthcare environment. The curriculum, designed with input from employers, industry experts, and scholars, will teach you to think comprehensively and strategically about healthcare trends so you can lead innovation.

Program Highlights
  • Develop research: Apply technological advances and emerging trends in the U.S. healthcare system
  • Evaluate processes: Exercise sound business and financial management principles in healthcare.
  • Analyze data: Identify, analyze, and evaluate quantitative and qualitative healthcare data.
  • Gain leadership skills: Evaluate legal and ethical issues associated with the delivery of services.
  • Proactively solve problems: Develop solutions to issues posed by case studies and present your proposals.
  • Gain hands-on experience: Assume the roles of key members of a healthcare management team.
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 300)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 307)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 310)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 320)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 322)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 335)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 372)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 400)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 420)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 435)

  • (3 Credits, HMGT 495)

Related Required Courses

The following may be applied to general education or elective requirements:


  • (3 Credits, IFSM 305)

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you to work in the fast-growing field of health services management.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program
  • This program is designed for entry-level and midcareer professionals.
  • We recommend that you have an understanding of the healthcare system overall, as well as knowledge of its specific functions and operations.
Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Business Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Today's employers are looking to hire professionals who possess data analytics skills, and can inform and enhance decision-making within corporations, non-profits, government agencies, or the military. The online undergraduate certificate in business analytics at University of Maryland Global Campus is a valuable credential for career changers who are looking to enter the field of data science. This certificate pairs well with majors such as cybersecurity, finance, accounting, marketing, healthcare, biotechnology, and environmental management, and provides a foundation in the principles, concepts, and applications underlying business analytics, data transformation, data insight extraction, data visualization, and clear communication of data analytics process and results.

Program Highlights

This certificate pairs well with majors such as cybersecurity, finance, accounting, marketing, healthcare, biotechnology, and environmental management, and provides a foundation in the principles, concepts, and applications underlying business analytics, data transformation, data insight extraction, data visualization, and clear communication of data analytics process and results.

Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 330)

  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)
  • Take one of the following courses:

    • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)

    • (3 Credits, DATA 300)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you enhance your data-specific career skill set.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Up to 9
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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