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Health Information Management & Data Analytics
Undergraduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023-2024 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
  • Stay on the cutting edge: Study the latest technologies for collecting, storing, retrieving, and processing healthcare data.
  • Study the landscape: Learn about healthcare organizations in the United States and emerging issues in healthcare.
  • Apply knowledge: Apply knowledge of key management concepts to the management of health services organizations.
  • Influence decisions: Apply data-based insights to healthcare decision-making.
  • Explore the fundamentals: Study research methods, and the process of data identification and analysis in the healthcare field.
  • Advance your skills: Organize, summarize, interpret, and present data using graphical and tabular representations.
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

This program is designed to help you learn how to process and analyze healthcare data and apply those insights to healthcare decision-making.

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
  • $318 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 2023-2024 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

  • Gain business skills: Exercise sound business and financial management principles in healthcare settings through process mapping and strategic planning.
  • Apply tech advances: Apply technological advances and emerging trends in the U.S. healthcare system to achieve organizational goals and practices.
  • Analyze data: Identify, analyze, and evaluate quantitative and qualitative healthcare data and information for effective decision-making in various healthcare settings.
  • Study legal issues: Evaluate legal and ethical issues associated with the planning and delivery of healthcare services.
  • Review health policy: Analyze policies related to healthcare management.
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 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
  • $318 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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These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023-2024 academic year.


Program Highlights
Required Courses
Career Preparation
Experience Recommended for Success in the Program
Total Program Credits
Transfer Credits
Format
Tuition Per Credit
Admission Requirements
Military-Specific Details
State-Specific Details
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