An Online Healthcare Program with a Skills-Based Curriculum

The input of healthcare employers, who have a demand for employees skilled in data analysis and modeling, led to the development of our MS in Healthcare Data Analytics program. The program is online and provides you with the skills to acquire, interpret and communicate healthcare data to shape the direction of the healthcare industry. As a graduate, you will be prepared to take positions in healthcare organizations that require you to analyze high volumes of clinical, administrative and financial data. Our graduates establish highly visible and successful careers in hospitals, health systems, health insurance companies, medical practices, technology and consulting firms, pharmaceutical and medical device companies and healthcare policy companies.

High-Quality, AACSB-Accredited Online Program in Healthcare Data Analytics

The flexibility offered by our online courses allows for a rich learning environment as classmates from different fields, geographic regions and professional levels interact.

The approach to the design and delivery of online courses at Clarkson University is based on the foundations of quality online education programs and exemplifies effective practices established by the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan Consortium). Our approach to online learning concentrates on providing rich learning content, enhancing faculty and student engagement and continuously improving learning outcomes.

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The MS in Healthcare Data Analytics program consists of 36 credit hours, 27 of which will consist of core healthcare and data analytics courses, and nine of which are open for electives that suit your interests. Students usually complete this program in one to two years.

Healthcare Data Analytics MS Curriculum

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Career Outlook

The move to Electronic Medical Records has spurred demand for professionals who have the skills to analyze data and an understanding of public health issues. With high demand in healthcare, employment of management analysts is projected to grow 14 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


All students applying for Business School programs will automatically be considered for merit based scholarships and need not fill out a separate scholarship form. Tuition or course waivers may also be awarded based on undergraduate work. 

David D. Reh School of Business Graduate Programs Scholarship Levels:

  • Fellowship (3.3 GPA, 550 GMAT) - $10,000
  • Dean's (3.5 GPA, 600 GMAT) - $15,000
  • Presidential (3.7 GPA, 650 GMAT) - $25,000
  • Trustees (3.9 GPA, 700 GMAT) - $50,000

*Students will be assigned the appropriate scholarship level based on the criteria listed. GRE scores can be considered for scholarship. All GRE scores are converted to a GMAT equivalent score to be evaluated.

Additional merit based scholarships may be awarded.

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General Admission Requirements

Admission is based on evidence of intellectual achievement, motivation and aptitude. All students must have, or be a candidate for, an undergraduate degree from an accredited college before applying for graduate admission status. A grade average of B (3.0 cumulative index) or better in undergraduate work is expected for admission. Students with advanced degrees or substantial graduate work will also be judged on the record of previous graduate accomplishments.

Application materials for the program:

  • all official college transcripts
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores (may not be needed for applicants with work experience, graduate degrees or other practical/applied skill sets)
  • statement of purpose
  • resume

International Students

  • TOEFL or IELTS (see additional detail below)
  • certificate of finance to receive an I-20

English Language Ability:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) — Minimum of 213 on the computer-based, 550 on the paper-based or 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL. Non-U.S. applicants who have not studied for at least two years in an English-speaking program must also submit an official TOEFL score.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) — Overall score of 6.5 (with a potential request for a telephone interview).

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