Healthcare Management and Analytics Certificate

Become a leader in healthcare with a Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate from Mercer University

Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, and with this growth comes new opportunities for innovation and increased efficiency. Leading healthcare into the future are dedicated managers and analysts skilled in project planning, financing, and analyzing costs and benefits.

Earning a Healthcare Management and Analytics graduate certificate from Mercer University will prepare you for diverse roles in healthcare leadership and analysis in which you can make positive impacts on the lives of others. Whether you are a working professional looking to advance your career or are just starting out on your healthcare journey, the healthcare certificate program will prepare you to become a well-rounded leader and team member.

As you earn your Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate, you will enjoy the flexibility of online courses taught by faculty with professional experience. Mercer’s Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate program is designed to provide you with the flexibility you need to balance personal and professional priorities while building your resume.


Format: Online • Start Term: January or August • Completion Time: 9 months


Admissions Requirements for the Healthcare Management and Analytics graduate certificate at Mercer

To be eligible for the Healthcare Management and Analytics graduate certificate, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a college or university accredited by an institutional accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education with an acceptable level of scholarship.  Learn More

International applicants must submit transcripts and academic records showing completion of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a foreign university. Mercer’s Office of Graduate Admissions evaluates international credentials in-house at no cost for applicants. Students must submit certified English translations of their academic records if the language of record on such documents is not English. Learn More


Your Mercer Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate program experience

The healthcare analytics certificate program combines the flexibility of online courses with rigorous training in healthcare analytics and leadership.

Master practical healthcare analytics skills

Each of the Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate courses provides experiential learning. Use modeling tools to analyze data and make informed business and financial decisions in healthcare. When you complete your healthcare management analytics certificate, you will have the hands-on experience to pursue new opportunities or enhance your current career.

Stack your healthcare management certificate to achieve even more

Mercer is committed to ensuring you get the healthcare analytics education you need to meet your career goals. Pursue the Healthcare Management and Analytics graduate certificate as a stand-alone offering, or stack with other graduate certificates offered by the School of Business through the Master of Science in Integrative Business. Add to your toolkit with a graduate certificate in:

  • Business and Data Analytics
  • Compliance, Regulation, and Analytics in Fintech
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Women in Leadership

Build specialized skills to enhance your resume—and your career—when you personalize your learning experience at Mercer.

Explore Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate courses

The four-course healthcare analytics certificate program will help you build foundational knowledge of various business disciplines—including economics, management, analytics, and finance. Along with the technical skills you will master, you will also develop and strengthen necessary leadership skills such as communicating effectively, collaborating, presenting, and strategizing.

The four courses that make up the healthcare certificate program are:

  • HMA 610 Introduction to the Healthcare Business Environment: Study the history, policies, structure, and ethics of the American healthcare system in relation to the healthcare systems of other countries. Focus on the interrelated problems, policies, and economic and ethical constraints faced by the different agents in the healthcare system.
  • HMA 620 Economics and Business Aspects of Healthcare: Build foundational knowledge of the business topics of economics, finance, and accounting in relation to the healthcare system.
  • HMA 630 Managing People and Processes in the Healthcare Business: Learn how to manage and optimize staffing, operations, and quality in a healthcare business to address major problems facing clinicians, hospitals, professionals, governments, and policymakers.
  • HMA 640 Healthcare Analytics: Master how to implement and analyze statistical and programming tools that help solve, optimize, and predict real-world healthcare business problems and projects.

View course descriptions for the Healthcare Management and Analytics graduate certificate.

How earning a Healthcare Management and Analytics certificate will enhance your career

Earning a healthcare management certificate from Mercer will position you as a competitive candidate for opportunities within your current organization or new opportunities. If you are beginning your career in the industry, the healthcare analytics certificate program will also provide you with a competitive advantage in the market.

When you pair a healthcare certificate program with your other credentials, you could build a career as a:

  • Practice manager
  • Rehabilitation manager
  • Medical records supervisor
  • Research manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Practice administrator
  • Chief financial officer

2023-2024 Tuition Rates

Per credit hour: $851
Per 3 hours: $2,553
Per 6 hours: $5,106
Per 9 hours: $7,659
Per 12 hours: $10,212

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Learn from Experienced Faculty

The faculty in the healthcare analytics certificate program bring years of industry experience to the classroom. They to prepare you for a satisfying career in the healthcare industry.

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Advance your career with a healthcare management and analytics certificate

Are you ready to become an inspiring and thoughtful leader in healthcare? Take the next step toward improving healthcare services with data-driven decisions and apply to Mercer.