Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study

Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study

Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study

The Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Health Data Management is intended for researchers, statisticians, or data analysts who would like to play a part in the Healthcare industry. As a result of this program, students will be able to understand how to handle health-related data and design and analyze experiments as they relate to health data.



  • Total semester hours (s.h.) required for program completion: 12
  • Thesis requirement: None


  • 4 Courses / 12 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: Yes
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements URL: No
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 6 S.H.
DA 03510 Patient Data Understanding 3
CS 03505 Data Quality and Web/Text Mining 3
Elective Courses: 6 S.H. (select two courses)
DA 03511 Patient Data Privacy & Ethics 3
DA 03520 Healthcare Management 3
STAT 03525 Design and Analysis of Experiments 3

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • Note about Foundation Courses: A sufficient computing and mathematics background, evidenced by courses in Statistics, Linear Algebra, Object-Oriented Programming, and Data Structures & Algorithms.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Current professional resume

  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 19 April 1