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Health Analytics

HAGCSchool of Health Sciences

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Key Details

Program Start Dates

September 2024

Please visit Ontario College Application Service to learn more about start dates

Program Delivery

Campus / Hyflex / Full-time

Credential

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program Duration

3 Semesters

Program Contacts

Jason Corcoran

Program Coordinator / Professor

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705-566-8101 ext.6408
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Program Overview

Analyze your community’s health with population data in this high-demand career

The emerging field of health analytics extracts valuable insights from population data using statistical analysis and data management techniques to understand the health of your community and proactively plan for its future health care needs. 
 
With a focus on evidence-based decision-making, you’ll develop expertise in programming, statistics, and data visualization. You’ll gain the skills to collect, organize, and analyze complex datasets, identifying patterns and trends. Through critical thinking and problem-solving exercises,  networking, and industry speakers, you’ll be equipped to work as a member of an interdisciplinary health analytics team and earn a rewarding career bridging data analysis and health care outcomes. 

Program Highlights

Program highlights

  • Online (HyFlex) delivery lets you study full-time or part-time with the option to attend classes on campus, online, or a combination of both 
  • Capstone project in the final semester 
  • Tools include ArcGIS, Microsoft Office and Excel, Power BI, Python programming, R statistics, and SQL database 
  • Networking opportunities through workshops, community engagements, co-curricular activities, and guest speakers

Admissions

Admission requirements

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

OR

Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program (any and all postsecondary transcripts must still be submitted).

International Student Admissions

Are you an international student? Learn more about additional requirements.

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Additional admission requirements

Recommendations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C) or (U) (MCT4C is highly recommended)
    • Students who do not possess the foundational math will need to take the bridging course/s prior to registration. Please contact the program coordinator to discuss upgrading options.

Academic Upgrading

Are you missing admission requirements? Strengthen your academic skills for free at your own pace through Academic Upgrading!

Program Delivery

Program delivery

2024-2025

Fall term start

SEMESTER 1:  Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Spring 2025

Program of Study

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year 

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ANA 1000Foundations of Data Analytics3
ANA 1001Programming for Analytics4
DBA 1000Structured Data Management4
EXL 1002Dashboards and Data Analysis3
HEA 1031Canadian Health System – Ethical, Legislation, and Regulatory Considerations3
QMM 1001Statistics for Data Analytics4
 Credits21
Semester 2
BTA 1013Communicating with Data3
GIS 1025GIS Mapping2
HEA 1032Health Data Acquisition & Management3
HEA 1035Data Mining for Health Analyst3
HEA 1041Applications of Health Data3
HEA 1044Introduction to Epidemiology3
QMM 1002Stats and Data Visualization4
 Credits21
Semester 3
ANA 1010Analytics Capstone6
 Credits6
 Total Credits48
Note:

Part-time students will be provided with a pathway to complete this program on a part-time basis.

Fees

Tuition Cost

Canadian Students

$8,829.54Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

International Students

$21,282.14Estimated first year costView fee breakdown

Important Notice

Fees presented are estimates based on projections for future academic year(s) of study. Actual fees charged may differ from what is published here. A full detailed listing of all fees is available in myCambrian and updated annually no later than May 1 for the following academic year. Students in Academic Upgrading are responsible for any fees listed on their invoice each term.

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 and supplies

Books and supplies may be required at the course level over and above what is estimated above. Please consult your professor/instructor for further information.

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Work-integrated learning (WIL)

Take your education beyond the classroom!

Cambrian programs blend academic learning, hands-on training, and community involvement opportunities to help you achieve your ultimate goal – your dream career. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios within and outside of the classroom through work-integrated learning. Whether it be a capstone project, co-op, practicum, preceptorship component, or placement, you’ll benefit from a practical, job-related experience before you graduate.

Field of Study

School of Health Sciences

Cambrian offers a rich assortment of gratifying careers that focus on supporting health and improving well-being. Our on-campus dental and massage clinics provide opportunities for real-world experiences with the local community. Our MRI, medical lab, radiation technologist, and health analytics programs equip you with in-demand skills. From our state-of-the-art fitness lab to occupational and physiotherapy support training, there’s a program to transform your helpful nature into a career.

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Specific program pathways

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian’s college and university agreement details for further information. 

Career Outcomes

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.

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Explore how this program can lead to a great career! Cambrian’s Career Coach platform is a user-friendly, online tool that provides up-to-date and comprehensive labour market data to help you explore career options, salary expectations for the Greater Sudbury region, and more!

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Minimum technology requirements

Success in this program requires that you come equipped with some program-specific technology requirements.

Bring your own device (BYOD)

Cambrian College has implemented a BYOD principle to both enrich the student learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure flexibility!

Ready to take the first step?

Start gaining the highest level of skills at Cambrian now – and you’ll be ready to take advantage of the many career opportunities waiting for you just around the corner. The future is yours!

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