Healthcare Analytics Leadership

The online Healthcare Analytics Leadership Micro-credential, is six graduate credits, and guides you on how to use healthcare analytics to make good management decisions. You will learn the fundamental principles of information systems management in healthcare settings and how analytics impacts healthcare delivery and patient results.

Who can benefit from learning healthcare data analytics and modern healthcare management strategies?

For healthcare professionals, marrying data analytics and patient care can drive significant improvements in operational efficiencies and patient outcomes.

For Data Analysts and IT professionals, an understanding of both analytical skills and healthcare management can pave the way for career progression opportunities in both areas.

According to Gartner, the healthcare analytics market is poised to reach $50.5 billion by 2024. This underscores the growing demand for professionals skilled in healthcare analytics and management. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 32% growth rate for healthcare managers, emphasizing the need for leadership in this area.

Pre-Requisites and Admissions

The micro-credential is fully online. You must first take the Strategic Visual Analytics micro-credential. Ready to apply? See our admissions page.


MDAI 616 - Big Data Analytics in Healthcare (3 Credits)


This course is designed for upper-level graduate students and is intended to build their understanding of using patient data, genomic databases, and electronic health records (EHR) to improve patient care and to achieve greater efficiencies in public and private healthcare systems. The course explores the concept of clinical intelligence and the role of analytics in supporting a data-driven learning healthcare system. The aim is to focus beyond data collection, to analyzing available data and making it actionable information. Open-source and web-based warehousing tools to perform practical use of healthcare analytics. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Core Courses MDAI 600, MDAI 601, MDAI 602, MDAI 603, MDAI 604.

MBAI 670 - Health Care Management: Trends and Challenges (3 Credits)


This course explores contemporary structures, trends, and issues affecting the business and professional challenges within the healthcare industry. An examination of the economics, policies, and delivery mechanisms associated with healthcare management. In addition, learners analyze the complex interrelationship of vital healthcare industry constituents: government, insurance companies, and providers. 3 credits. Prerequisites: Core Courses MDAI 600, MDAI 601, MDAI 602, MDAI 603, MDAI 604.


Upon completing of the Healthcare Analytics Leadership Micro-credential, you will be awarded two distinct badges, each signifying a specialized skill set in healthcare data analytics and management strategies.

Integrated Health Data

You will earn this badge after completing the Big Data Analytics in Healthcare course acknowledging your skills in healthcare data analytics, such as the utilization of patient data, electronic health records (EHRs), and genomic databases. This badge demonstrates your capability to not only collect but also critically analyze and convert healthcare data into actionable insights using sophisticated warehousing tools.

Transformative Healthcare Strategies

You will receive this badge after completion of the Health Care Management: Trends and Challenges course. It signifies your understanding of contemporary healthcare structures, trends, and issues in areas such as healthcare economics, policies, and stakeholder relationships, and your ability to implement innovative strategies that respond to the evolving challenges in healthcare.

This micro-credential and badges position you as a forward-thinking leader in the healthcare field and give you the skills to help you make informed, ethical, and impactful decisions in healthcare analytics and leadership.