The Health Analytics Certificate is open to any ISU student with regular or non-degree seeking status. Students will gain exposure to and practical experience with concepts and tools for analyzing data and extracting meaning from it to support healthcare decisions. In each required course, through hands-on exercises using healthcare industry datasets, students will gain experience transforming data into useful information to solve real-life healthcare problems. Ethical and legal concerns associated with healthcare data, especially in the area of privacy, will be addressed, along with discussion of the ethical dimensions of business decisions.
Select Two Courses from the Following Electives (6 credits)
Students with healthcare background are encouraged to select their elective courses from the list of business courses, whereas students without healthcare background are encouraged to select their elective courses from the list of health science courses. Other courses that directly involve the study of medical, life sciences, or healthcare issues that are approved by the MISBE Department in the Scott College of Business.