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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Health Analytics Graduate Certificate


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Graduate Certificate


The Certificate in Health Analytics is designed to provide students with core training in health analytics, including skills in biostatistics, predictive modeling, text mining, and advanced programming/data skills demanded by community and health care institutions today. Offered by the School of Public Health, this Certificate requires 5 courses (15 hours) of graduate coursework. Students completing this certificate program will be competitive for a wide number of positions in the health care field.

Admissions Requirements


Admission to the program will be based on competitive selection from the pool of applicants

  • Complete admission to The University of Memphis and the School of Public Health
  • A minimum of a BS/BA in a related field with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale.

Program Requirements


Participants complete 15 credits hours of graduate work obtained from completing these five required courses:

Electives


For students who have already taken one or more of the above courses or equivalence prior to entering the Certificate program, following is a list of 6 elective classes from which students can choose to meet the 15 credit hours requirement: (For example, if a student has already taken SAS I, the student might wish to take SAS II to further develop their analytic skills.)

Electives that students may take if required courses have already been taken:

Progression/Retention Requirements


  • All students in the certificate program must maintain a 3.0 graduate GPA.
  • A cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 or better is required for certification.
  • All courses towards certification must be completed within 7 years.

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