The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Decision Analysis is a 12-unit interdisciplinary graduate program that directly prepares you for business careers in value-based healthcare, global market access & reimbursement, product pricing, insurance operations & design and competitive business intelligence.
Who Should Attend?
The program is oriented to those seeking to gain practical tools, strategic insights, and fundamental working proficiency in the innovative field of healthcare decision analysis without completing the full master of science program.
The certificate program is structured to easily integrate individual HCDA courses with other graduate programs, while also meeting the needs of full-time working students.
Engage in a collaborative learning environment representing a cross-section of the highly innovative healthcare sector
Individual students are allowed to progress at their own pace without pre-requisites or a required sequence
Most students should be able to complete the certificate program requirements in as few as two semesters
The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Decision Analysis requires the completion of 12 units including two required courses (HCDA 506 & 507) and two electives with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 for all units applied to the certificate.
Applicants may apply to the HCDA Graduate Certificate program on a rolling-admissions basis and begin the program in any semester (fall, spring, or summer).
To qualify for admission to the program:
- Earned bachelor’s degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Two years of full-time work experience is preferred
- Past work experience will be considered for each applicant
- TOEFL (minimum 90), IELTS (minimum 6.5) or PTE (minimum 61) for international students
- No GMAT/GRE required
- Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
|Domestic Students||Application Deadline||Semester Start Date|
|Spring||October 1||USC Academic Calendar|
|Fall||July 1||USC Academic Calendar|