This two-year post-baccalaureate diploma (60 credit/20 course) is aimed at students with a bachelor degree in any nursing, science, engineering, psychology, business or management program who wish to pursue a career in Health Analytics. Students will receive thorough training in statistics and data science. Term one of this program sets the mathematical and statistical foundation for higher level learning in the health and data science areas. In subsequent terms, students build on, and apply, these foundational skills to a diverse set of areas. While many of the applications have a health focus, the mathematical, statistical, and data science concepts learned are universally applicable to a wide range of disciplines.
At the end of this program students will:
Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor Degree in any science, nursing, engineering, psychology, or management program. A post-secondary basic calculus course, or equivalent, is highly recommended. A keen interest in mathematics and data science is required for this program.
A student who has completed a recognized undergraduate degree in a program different than those listed above may be admitted to the program provided they pass the Okanagan College Basic Algebra Proficiency Test with a minimum score of 20/25 AND the Calculus Readiness Test with a minimum score of 16/25.
Successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.
Science (University Studies)
2021-22: $9,397.39 (entire two years)
Take the data science diagnostic test here.
This program is student loan eligible.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 10/23/2021