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Health and Life Science Analytics, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, CA, | Online
A Master of Science in Health and Life Science Analytics at the National University will ground you in sound statistical methods and prepare you for a career in health analytics and the pharmaceutical industry.

About

Health and Life Science Analytics Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate components of data analytics to produce knowledge-based solutions for real-world challenges using public and private data sources.
  • Evaluate data management methods and technologies used to improve integrated use of data.
  • Construct data files using advanced statistical and data programming techniques to solve practical problems in data analytics.
  • Design an analytic strategy to frame a potential issue and solution relevant to the community and stakeholders.
  • Evaluate health data management technologies through integration and interoperability of health data.
  • Synthesize data analytics and data in a health setting to produce actionable information.
  • Analyze the distribution and determinants of disease and health outcomes in human populations.
  • Analyze the planning, organization, administration and policies of healthcare organizations using health analytic methods.
  • Integrate data and analytic techniques to establish financial priorities of a healthcare organization in line with the needs and values of the community and stakeholders it serves.
  • Develop team skills to design, coordinate, conduct, and disseminate an analytic strategy to frame a relevant healthcare issue and solution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • In your on-campus or online life science courses, you’ll gain proficiency in areas like analytical and predictive modeling, data acquisition, data mining, and healthcare information management systems. You’ll also explore epidemiology, health management, clinical research, clinical trials, health outcomes research, and learn to use modern analytical software. Working with a team, you’ll develop the skills to design, coordinate, conduct, and publicize an analytic strategy for structuring a current healthcare issue and solution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved.
  • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam.
  • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status. 
  • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    430 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 430 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    430 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 430 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Cost per Quarter Unit - $430

Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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