Medical Coding and Health Care Data Analytics for Practice Certificate

College of Medicine, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Offered by the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

With the advanced use of digital health information and electronic health records, there is a greater need for health care analytics knowledge. The Medical Coding and Health Care Data Analytics for Practice Certificate provides in-depth education on medical code data sets, data capture, revenue cycle management, reimbursement, technology tools and how to analyze health care information.

The courses provide students with the opportunity to develop expertise in analyzing health care data for business decisions, quality outcomes, revenue cycle management and medical research. The final course includes a practical application project that can be used to demonstrate health care data analytics knowledge. 

The program is best suited for:

  • Medical and health care managers, including medical group practice managers and reimbursement managers
  • Health care providers who are interested in learning more about clinical documentation and coded information and their relationship to revenue, research, and compliance
  • Information technology or quality staff in health care settings
  • Graduate students in health and rehabilitation sciences, engineering, business, computer science, or nursing

 

The certificate program is offered at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Campus Requirements: 
NONE — 100% Online

Program Tracks

Undergraduate Academic Certificate Program

Apply for the undergraduate certificate

The undergraduate certificate is designed for:

  • Medical and health care managers, including medical group practice managers and reimbursement managers
  • Information technology or quality staff in health care settings
  • Second or third year undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in health and rehabilitation sciences, engineering, business, computer science or nursing

 

Graduate Academic Certificate Program

Apply for the graduate certificate

The graduate certificate is designed for individuals who are looking for a post-professional certificate and work in the following areas:

  • Medical and health care managers, including medical group practice managers and reimbursement managers
  • Health care providers who are interested in learning more about clinical documentation and coded information and their relationship to revenue, research and compliance 
  • Information technology or quality staff in health care settings
  • Graduate students in health and rehabilitation sciences, engineering, business, computer science or nursing

Sample Courses

HIMS 5700

Project in Health Information Management and Systems (Asynchronous)

Apply critical thinking skills to solve a real-world problem, from assessing the problem to applying methods to generate solutions.

Featured Faculty

Associate Professor

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