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Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Health Data Management is intended for researchers, statisticians, or data analysts who would like to play a part in the Healthcare industry. As a result of this program, students will be able to understand how to handle health-related data and design and analyze experiments as they relate to health data.

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The Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study requires the completion of 12 semester hours (four courses). The following courses make up the Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study program.

  • 4 Courses / 12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 6 S.H.
DA 03510 Patient Data Understanding 3
CS 02625 Data Quality and Web Text Mining 3
Elective Courses: 6 S.H. (select two courses)
DA 03511 Patient Data Privacy & Ethics 3
DA 03520 Healthcare Management 3
STAT 03525 Design and Analysis of Experiments 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • Completed Rowan Global Foundation Course Completion Form
  • Note about Foundation Courses: A sufficient computing and mathematics background, evidenced by courses in Statistics, Linear Algebra, Object-Oriented Programming, and Data Structures & Algorithms.
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources
  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
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