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Healthcare Analytics (MS) Online Master's Degree Program

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5 terms*

*2 terms per semester; each term is 8 weeks



$1,785 3-credit course

Active Duty Military

truED Preferred Tuition

Credit Hours Required


Application Deadline

Fall 1: Aug. 22

Upcoming Start Date

Fall 1: Sept. 2

Level Up in Healthcare Analytics

The Master of Science in Healthcare Analytics provides students with extensive insight into the rapidly evolving field of healthcare data and analytics. This program focuses on the fundamental principles of healthcare database management, advanced analytical techniques, and information systems, emphasizing their practical applications within the healthcare industry. Graduates will be poised to drive innovations, enhance patient outcomes, optimize healthcare operations, and advance the healthcare industry through data-driven insights.


Transform Data Into Actionable Insights 

This highly specialized online master's degree program is designed for individuals seeking to advance their careers in healthcare administration, operations, and healthcare analytics. The unique combination of knowledge and skills positions graduates to support a variety of roles, including clinical data analyst and healthcare strategy consultant.

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Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

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Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report

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Designated as a Military Friendly School for our commitment to the military community ranks Champlain College Online among best schools with accelerated bachelor's degrees

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What Can You Do With a Masters in Healthcare Analytics?

Employment of health information technologists and medical registrars is projected to grow 16 percent from 2022 to 2032, much faster than the average for all occupations. 

About 3,100 openings for health information technologists and medical registrars are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Top Jobs With a Healthcare Analytics Degree

  • Clinical Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Senior Analyst
  • Healthcare Strategy Consultant
  • Bioinformation Analyst
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Program Details

Having a master’s degree sets you apart from the competition and improves your long-term career potential. Learn more about the 100% online MS in Business Analytics.

Champlain's online MS in healthcare analytics courses encompass the top skills needed by today's business professionals.

Professional Courses (30 Credits)

In this course students learn to differentiate relational and non-relational databases, and to design a database to an organization's requirements. Preparing raw data for import into a database, using queries to manipulate data, and developing reports to meet stakeholder needs, and database integrity and security are also covered.

Students learn to create and use scripts to access, acquire, prepare, and transform data, including structured and semi-structured data, and to define and detect patterns in unstructured data to demonstrate how real world problems can be answered with data.

In this course students learn about data types and how to perform pre-processing activities including cleaning, integration, reduction, and transformation. Use of appropriate techniques to analyze and model data, such as classification, decision trees, association rules, and clustering, and the causes and methods of detecting outliers are also covered. Students propose additional applications for data mining based on current trends/research.


Complete CMIT-510

In this course students learn about deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, and compare supervised and unsupervised learning. Machine learning workflows and the challenges associated with machine learning, such as bias and heteroscedasticity, are considered. Students evaluate models, and examine uses for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Natural Language Processing is also addressed.


Complete CMIT-510

Students learn about the U.S. health care system, including the government's role in the industry, cost and quality issues, managed care, reimbursement mechanisms, legal and regulatory issues, profit vs. non-profit care, the role of technology, and then compare it to international health care systems. Students will begin to conceptualize new models of delivery through analysis of barriers to process improvement and the use of design thinking and analytics. Students will appraise development, implementation and management of system components.

Managing information as a strategic resource is challenging. Students will design IT systems to capture, combine, and transform data into information to measure processes/outcomes of care, support clinical decision-making and management decisions, empower patients, and improve health care operations. Students explore health information systems within the context of associated business processes to develop innovative solutions. Management of change as related to clinical systems will also be stressed to help build buy-in, engage individuals and ultimately improve workflow and system design.


Complete HCMT-515 concurrently or prior to HCMT-523

Students gain systemic overview of the financial operations of common healthcare organizations, both public and private and an understanding of various financial components enabling health services to be delivered. Students identify key issues confronting the financial management of healthcare systems and provide innovative strategies for effective management of these financial management challenges. Topics explored include traditional and innovative financial management techniques and data analytical methods applied to healthcare settings, as well as financial management challenges unique to the industry.


Complete HCMT-515 concurrently or prior to HCMT-527.

Students will utilize specialized healthcare analytics techniques, including patient journey analysis, predictive modeling, and integration of genomics with patient data. Through case studies, students explore how analytics enhances decision-making and patient care while managing data quality and integration challenges.


Complete DATA-510 and HCMT-515

Addressing the surge in healthcare data, this course provides data visualization techniques tailored for healthcare environments. Students will learn tool applications, dashboard design, and best practices, ensuring effective communication of healthcare data and insights to diverse stakeholders.


Complete DATA-510

Students will integrate learning and competencies from the Business Analytics program into a single data-based project.? Given a data set, students will ask such questions as why is the data organized as it is, what are the benefits and limitations of the data set, what appropriate visualization elements should be developed, and what business recommendations should be made.


Complete BANL-580

Graduates of the healthcare analytics master's degree online program will demonstrate the following industry-specific skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • Data Mastery & Analysis: Develop proficiency in managing and analyzing both relational and non-relational databases tailored for healthcare, utilizing advanced analytical, data mining, and scripting techniques. 
  • Machine Learning & AI Application: Apply machine learning, deep learning, and artificial intelligence methodologies, creating tailored solutions to address healthcare challenges and improve patient care. 
  • Healthcare System & Financial Insight: Analyze the U.S. healthcare system's design, innovation, and finance, and utilize the resulting findings to innovate and make informed financial decisions. 
  • Strategic Data Visualization: Design compelling, healthcare-specific data visualizations, and dashboards, ensuring effective communication of information and insights to diverse stakeholders. 
  • Real-world Application & Innovation Apply healthcare analytics and finance to address pressing healthcare challenges, fostering a culture of innovation and solution-oriented thinking.

Champlain College Online's business faculty, led by Department Chair Dr. Albert Orbinati, are expert practitioners in the field. Their industry expertise ensures that our business management curriculum is aligned with the needs of employers, and reflects the skills today’s business professionals need for success. Classes led by our seasoned experts will give you real-world insight into the business world, and create a rich community of career-focused learning.

Tuition & Costs

Graduate Tuition Fall '23 - Summer '25

$595 per credit
$1,785* per course
$450 per credit military service members (family members see truED tuition)
$150 One-time graduation fee

*Based on a 3-credit course; cost will vary if course is a different number of credits

** Starting Summer 2024, not retroactive

See the graduate cost of attendance and fees here



What To Expect at Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Relevant and immediately applicable coursework gets you ready for your next career move

Expect Support

Your dedicated academic advisor provides the support you need to meet your academic goals

Expect Superior Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty working in the field, with real-world experience and knowledge.

Why Champlain

Career Growth

"Champlain provides dynamic programs that correlate to real-world scenarios and provide the flexibility you need to execute your day-to-day job. I'm thankful I earned my MBA because my career would not be where it is today if I hadn't."

Randy Blanchette Master in Business Administration (MBA)
Program Manager, United Technologies Aerospace Systems
Randy Blanchette, Master in Business Administration (MBA), Champlain College Online

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