Graduate Certificate in Economics of Health Analytics

Part Time
Online Only

Advance your career in healthcare policy and health administration

  • What is the impact of Medicare-For-All on your business?
  • What is the economic impact of eliminating the Healthcare Marketplace?

Learn how to address these questions and other health economics topics impacting today’s markets. Set yourself apart and position yourself for promotion: get the advanced degree for your profession. The economics of health analytics certificate focuses on health policy, health econometrics, analytics, and data skills. You will learn to manage and use data to evaluate new health care policies, technologies and programs with cutting edge statistical tools.

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Certificate Curriculum

All coursework is transferable to the MA in Applied Economics program.

Required Curriculum

ECO 625 Data Methods in Economics (Fall Term, 3 credits)

Explore advanced techniques in data preparation. Topics include data formats, error checking, merging data, large data sets, and missing observations. Students work extensively with SAS software.

ECO 630 Introduction to Cost Effectiveness (Fall Term, 3 credits)

Methods used by health economists to evaluate health care technologies and programs. Learn how to critique and use health economic evaluations, common health economic evaluation tools and methods.

ECO 631 Applied Policy Methods (Spring Term, 3 credits)

Provides applied foundation for policy study with emphasis on an economic efficiency perspective including history of policy analysis, market and government failure, and alternative methods for policy analysis.

ECO 637 Empirical Health Economics (Spring Term, 3 credits)

Examines the market for health services and the production of health. Topics include the demand and supply for health care professionals, health insurance and financing, and regulation of medical markets.


The Graduate Certificate in Economics of Health Analytics program welcomes a variety of applicants, whether they come to us with years of professional experience or have just recently earned an undergraduate degree — business or otherwise.

Fall Semester:May 15
Spring Semester:November 15

APPLICATION Requirements

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International students should reference the Graduate School’s Application Guide for transcript and language proficiency details.

Estimated Program Costs

These estimated program costs include tuition and fees based on the 2023-2024 Graduate Tuition and Fee Schedule and do not include the cost of housing, textbooks, or student health insurance. Visit for more detailed information. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester.

Online Only
Estimated Program Cost Per Credit Hour
In-State $5,000.00 $416.67
Outside-of-NC $8,500.00 $708.33
Out-of-State $14,000.00 $1,166.67
Assumes 12 credit hours of part-time study for 1 year.

The Outside-of-NC rate applies to students located outside of the state taking online classes. The Out-of-State rate applies to students taking classes while located within the state, but are not residents of NC (determined by the Residency Determination Service).

Student Outcomes

You will learn to manage and use data to evaluate new healthcare policies, technologies, and programs with cutting edge statistical tools. Career examples include:

  • Health Systems Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Market Researcher
  • Policy Analyst

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Graduate Student Ambassadors participate weekly in Bryan School graduate connection events and serve to represent the School’s six master’s programs.

Military-Affiliated Students

UNCG has been named both Best for Vets and a Military Friendly School. We’re a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and are proud to offer a variety of benefits for veterans, active-duty military, and military-affiliated students, such as:

  • Online application fee waiver for active-duty service members
  • In-state tuition for out-of-state students (in accordance with the Veterans Choice Act)
  • Credit for relevant military service/training
  • Tutoring assistance

For more information on UNCG Military-Affiliated services and benefits, visit


If you still have questions regarding one of our graduate certificate programs please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Jennifer Chapman

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301K

Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301F

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