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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 3 semesters | Barrydowne

In this program, students will develop an understanding of programming, statistics, and foundations of data management within the context of the emerging field of Health Analytics. The knowledge gained will be tested and applied through exercises focusing on critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students will learn to work as a member of an interdisciplinary health analytics team. 

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How to Apply

Health Sciences, Nursing, and Emergency Services

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent. 

Required Courses:

  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C) or (U) (MCT4C is highly recommended)

Highly Recommended:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Students who do not possess the foundational math will need to take the bridging course/s prior to registration.

Applicants whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Cambrian College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements. 

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Program Delivery

2020-2021

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2020
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2021
  3. SEMESTER 3 Spring 2021

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website.

Program of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
HEA 1031 Canadian Health System - Ethical, Legislation, and Regulatory Considerations 3
DBA 1000 Database Mgmt & Warehousing 4
EXL 1002 Dashboards and Data Analysis 3
QMM 1001 Statistics for Data Analytics 4
ANA 1000 Foundations of Data Analytics 3
ANA 1001 Programming for Analytics 4
 Credits21
Semester 2
HEA 1044 Introduction to Epidemiology 3
HEA 1041 Applications of Health Data 3
HEA 1035 Data Mining for Health Analyst 3
BTA 1013 Communicating with Data 3
QMM 1002 Stats and Data Visualization 4
HEA 1032 Health Data Acquisition & Management I 3
 Credits19
Semester 3
HEA 1050 Capstone Research Project 7
 Credits7
 Total Credits47

Fees

Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see our fees page for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies is under review for Year 1.  The information will be updated on the website upon further review of the program.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may work as data analysts, clinical analysts, project managers, software developers, privacy officers, implementation coordinators, data scientists, business intelligence consultants, decision support specialists, and consultants in IT departments in hospitals, medical software companies,research or educational institutions and health informatics clinics.

College/University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at college/university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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