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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Health Data Analyst Certificate of Completion Planning Guide

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Program Description:

The Health Data Analyst certificate is a specialized certificate option for those students interested in the healthcare data analytics field. Courses in the certificate program focus on healthcare statistics, use of data analytics for quality improvement, as well as the tools used to support data analytics work. This certificate is a good option for students interested in a career focused on analyzing, interpreting, and/or reporting health data.

Professional Certifications:

Graduates who have their RHIT credential and three years of experience are eligible to take the certification examination offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA).

Certificate of Completion (18 Credits)

Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this publication. However, the information is subject to change without notice and final career decisions are the responsibility of the student.

Grade of 2.0 or better for each individual course in the program and program prerequisites required.

Program Prerequisites:

MATH& 146 ; BUS 150  or HIIM 242 HIIM 125 ENGL& 101  or BTWRT 215 ; HIIM 134 HIIM 154  and HIIM 172  or HIIM 180 ; and computer literacy (basic computer application skills including working in a PC Windows environment).

Core Curriculum (18 credits)

Note: Please check prerequisites for each class below. Students who are not enrolled in or have not previously completed Shoreline’s HIT AAAS degree should contact a HIIM program advisor to discuss this program.

Certificate Completion

To have this Certificate added to your transcript, after completion of all required courses please contact Jenifer Aydelotte in the Office of Instruction at jaydelotte@shoreline.edu or by phone at 206-546-4719.

Program Advisors:

Melanie Meyer, PhD, RHIA, CPHQ, CCS (Advises last names A-L)
206-546-4757 mmeyer@shoreline.edu  Rm 2334

Gloria Anderson, MEd, RHIA, CCS (Advises last names M-Z)
917-368-0337 ganderso@shoreline.edu

Program Information:

Length of Program: 18 Credits

Completion Award: Certificate of Completion

Enrollment: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

Approximate Quarterly Costs: $25 - $125
(in addition to tuition, books and parking)

Website: http://shoreline.edu/programs/health-information-technology/

Plan code: HMRHAC01

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