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The 4-course version for VA employees is now phased out. The new, public version is three courses and still available to VA employees. Please click here for program information and 2019 schedule.

This non-credit certificate program is tailored to the working professional who already has a bachelor's degree or higher. It’s ideal for:

  • Managers, analysts, nurses, and staff who want to learn effective data analysis techniques they can apply on the job

  • Full-time professionals who want flexible, online course schedules

  • Any medical professional who wants a better understanding of data analysis, systems improvement, and data mining.

What are the highlights of this certificate?

  • Flexible online format 

  • Accelerated pace 

  • Real-world applications vs theory memorization 

  • Meaningful assignments geared to healthcare


Who can participate in the program?

The HACP Certificate program is available to anyone.  There are no specific pre-requisites for this course. However, students should have basic skills in the following: 

  • The ability to prepare a document in MS-Word 
  • Working knowledge of MS-Excel and MS-PowerPoint 
  • The ability to navigate the Internet 
  • The ability to explore mathematical issues 
  • The ability to evaluate information presented on a website