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Online Healthcare Analytics Graduate Certificate

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Program Benefits

  • Digital Badging for all Graduate Certificate Courses
  • Apply Graduate Certificate Credits to an MS BIDA
  • No Letters of Recommendation Required

Gain Specialized Skills for an In-Demand Field

In the modern healthcare system, data analytics and technology management play critical roles in improving patient outcomes and meeting organizational goals. Learn to apply business intelligence principles in healthcare contexts with Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's 100% online Healthcare Analytics graduate certificate. This certificate is a part of Saint Mary’s Accelerators carefully crafted series of master's-level graduate certificates. Designed to advance your career to help you meet personal and professional goals, this program can be taken alone or you can apply your credits as a pathway toward a master's degree.

Accelerate Your Career in Five Months

The online Healthcare Analytics graduate certificate is designed for students who want to expand their skills for careers at the intersection of healthcare and technology. It explores how to develop business intelligence capabilities for healthcare organizations and apply artificial intelligence techniques to a range of patient care and business functions. You can apply your certificate credits toward our M.S. in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics* or accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Using the latest industry approaches, you will learn to provide real-time information and deliver data-driven insights for healthcare leaders and stakeholders. When you complete the online graduate certificate in healthcare analytics, you will have the tools and training to develop business intelligence capabilities for healthcare organizations of all types.

*Students in the M.S. in BIDA program are required to select an Artificial Intelligence, Business Analytics, or Healthcare Analytics certificate to complete 36 credits to confer a degree.

Saint Mary's Accelerators

Saint Mary's offers a selection of graduate certificate programs designed to accelerate your degree and help you achieve your goals faster. Customize your education and get a glimpse of graduate coursework by stacking Saint Mary's Accelerators, each of which requires the completion of 12 credits and adds only six additional credits to your degree program. Complete extra credentials and gain a competitive edge for your field while saving time and money.

Additionally, several certificate programs also offer Credly badging for each course. These badges serve as a graphic representation of the skills you gained by completing a specific course or graduate certificate program. They can be displayed on social media platforms like LinkedIn and your CV and resume to visually showcase your specific leadership knowledge and skills to current and potential employers, credentialing programs, and admissions offices.

One of the hallmarks of our “accelerators” is that they are stackable into or onto full degree programs. Students can pursue a graduate certificate and then decide to continue into a full degree program in the same or a different discipline.

-Michelle Wieser, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Business and Technology

To learn more about Saint Mary's graduate certificates check out this interview with Michelle Wieser.


The online graduate certificate in Healthcare Analytics from Saint Mary's provides a specialized study of information systems, data analysis frameworks, ethics, and communications. Our faculty are industry experts, so you benefit from the real-world insight they bring to the classroom.

Featuring 12 credits of interdisciplinary coursework, this program delivers the training you need to analyze complex healthcare data and optimize supply chains, processes, and patient care delivery.

Courses to Accelerate Your Education

With Saint Mary's Accelerators, you'll be awarded a course-level badge upon the successful completion of each of the graduate course offerings listed below. Additionally, you'll also be awarded the graduate certificate badge upon the successful completion of all coursework required for the Accelerator Graduate Certificate you choose. You may also stack Accelerators to customize your education and prepare for diverse professional opportunities while saving time and money.

For more information about the online Healthcare Analytics graduate certificate, contact us at or call 877-308-9954 to speak to an enrollment counselor.


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