Program Overview

The HIA graduate program at UNC Charlotte offers an exceptional educational experience for those looking to excel in the health care industry. With a comprehensive course format and a distinguished faculty composed of industry experts, the School of Data Science HIA program provides a truly unique graduate education in one of the top cities to launch a career.


The HIA program consists of two degree options: a 15 credit hour graduate certificate and a 36 credit hour master's degree.

The HIA program is designed to meet the individual needs of our students, as we now offer a fully online pathway to completing the graduate certificate in as little as 11 months. Our master’s program offers the flexibility to complete a full-time degree in 18 months, or part-time in as little as two years.

Evening courses are held at UNC Charlotte’s Center City Campus and daytime classes are held at the Main Campus. Both locations have convenient, dedicated parking and are within walking distance of the light rail. Classes are held year-round, during two 15-week semesters (fall and spring) and one 10-week or two 5-week sessions during the summer.

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