About

The Master of Science in Healthcare Decision Analysis (HCDA) is a 33-unit interdisciplinary graduate program that directly prepares you for successful business careers in value-based healthcare, global market access & reimbursement, product pricing, insurance operations & design and competitive business intelligence.

The first of its kind in the country, the HCDA program provides you with:

  • Opportunity to enter an emerging field in which healthcare, biopharmaceutical, life sciences, managed care, and consulting firms cannot find sufficiently qualified individuals and technically skilled managers to meet demand
  • Innovative tools and skills to develop practical and real world understanding of how different treatment choices impact patient outcomes and value determinations
  • Equivalent of 10 years of experience through simulated on-the-job training and learning-by-doing educational format emphasizing team projects, case studies, and war games
  • Knowledge to become experts in innovative and rapidly growing sectors of healthcare
  • Access to networking opportunities with industry-leading executives
  • Flexible two-weekend per semester course schedules aimed at mid-career working professionals and full-time graduate students, that can be completed in as few as 12 months
  • Distance and classroom structured access to accommodate both full-time and part-time students including on-demand lectures
  • STEM certified program