Program Code: 6555
The Data Management Analytics Specialist Certificate prepares students for employment as entry-level data analysts who can acquire, manage, analyze data, and present the data with visualization techniques so that better clinical and business decisions can be made. This certificate is also a great supplement to HI professionals and other allied health care and/or business personnel currently employed in health care and/or business organizations who want to increase their data management and analytic skills. The content includes medical terminology, health care delivery systems, introduction to health care data management and analytics, electronic health/medical record systems, project management skills, ethical and legal concepts, health data content, health care statistics, math statistics and employability skills.
Upon completion of program, depending on work experience the students may be eligible to take the AHIMA CHDA National Certification Exam.
The Data Management Analytics Specialist certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as entry-level healthcare data management analytics specialists, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in related health record occupations. The program requires satisfactory test grades in the College Placement Test (PERT) in reading and writing prior to beginning the program. All courses in this certificate program may apply toward the AS degree in Health Information Technology. Students needing additional information should check the program website or contact a program advisor.
Note: A grade of C or better is required for all courses.